Protection against tetanus in the aged people in the Czech Republic--cross-sectional study.

@article{Janout2005ProtectionAT,
  title={Protection against tetanus in the aged people in the Czech Republic--cross-sectional study.},
  author={Vladim{\'i}r Janout and Ivanka Matou{\vs}kov{\'a} and Lucie M{\'a}chov{\'a} and Luděk {\vC}i{\vz}ek and Gabriela Janoutov{\'a} and Jana Hoskova},
  journal={Archives of gerontology and geriatrics},
  year={2005},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={
          123-8
        }
}
The aged people belong to most vulnerable group for tetanus infection in terms of their vaccination history, frequency of injuries, which may serve as gate of entry for this infection and declared decrease of general as well as specific immunity. The examinations of the aged people for antitetanus antibodies have been done to assess the immunity against tetanus in this particular group of people in the Czech republic. Blood samples were collected from people living in hostels for senior… CONTINUE READING
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