Would it be considered a prokaryote, eukaryote, or neither?
What are the symptoms and treatments associated with your disease?
Antibiotics: Penicillin G, Metronidazole by injection
Other treatments: Midazolam by injection, Diazepam by injection
Procedures: Mechanical ventilation, Tracheotomy, Removal of unhealthy tissue
How deadly is the disease? What is the survival rate?
-Associated with puncture wounds
-Called Lockjaw because the first symptom is stiffness of the jaw.
-kills over half a million infants
-the bacteria cannot survive with oxygen
-lives best in deep wounds where air can't get to it