Eradication of tetanus.


INTRODUCTION The causative agent of tetanus, Clostridium tetani is widespread in the environment throughout the world and cannot be eradicated. To reduce the number of cases of tetanus efforts are focussed on prevention using vaccination and post-exposure wound care. SOURCES OF DATA Medline, Pubmed and Cochrane databases; World Health Organization and… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/bmb/ldv044

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