Kyla Cherie


Discovered by ancient people who recognized wounds and muscle spasms. in 1884 Aurthur Nicolarier isolated the strychnine-like toxin of tetanus from free-living, anaerobic soil bacteria.


Tetanus can cause a number of serious symptoms:

  • muscle spasms
  • trouble swallowing
  • stiffness in your neck and jaw
  • stiffness in your abdominal muscles


The treatment of tetanus:

  • Antitoxin
  • Antibiotics
  • Vaccine
  • Sedatives
  • MORE!!!!


Ask for a booster every five to 10 years to help prevent from getting tetanus

Vaccine reactions/booster

  • Mild Reaction
  • Moderate problems
  • Severe problems
some boosters for Tetanus

  • shots required every 10 years


based on medical and immunzation history

Some complications for Tetanus are:

  • Broken bones
  • Death
  • Disabilities

Risk of tetanus

  • injured tissues
  • Foregin body ( nail/splenter)
  • Swelling around injuries


  • dust and animal feces
  • deep flesh wounds
  • powerful toxin
Another cause is cause of the bacteria


In 2010 it cause about 61,000 deaths down from 272,000 in 1990. The neonatal form- remains a significant pubilc health problem in non-industralized countries with 59,000 newborns worldwide dying since 2008


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