Tetanus

By:Teghan Sullivan

Tetanus is transmitted by a punctured wound

  • nails
  • splinters
  • insect bites
  • burns

Symptoms

  • muscle spasms
  • headache
  • restlessness
  • muscle contractions

Treatments

  • antibiodics
  • stopping toxin production
  • controlling muscle spasms

Fun Facts

  • tetanus booster every 10 years
  • bacteria found in soil, manure and dust
  • sometimes called lock jaw