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Tetanus antitoxin

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Prof Derek Knottenbelt

Synonym(s): Tetanus antiserum


Introduction

Name

  • Tetanus antitoxin.

Class of drug

  • Passive immunity.
  • Concentrated hyperimmune serum.

Uses

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Indications

  • Tetanus prophylaxis.
  • Treatment of tetanus   Tetanus  .

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Fisher R J (2005) The treatment of tetanus in horses using intrathecal injection of tetanus antitoxin. UK Vet 10 (6), 12-14.
  • Steinman A, Haik R, Elad D & Sutton G A (2000) Intrathecal administration of tetanus antitoxin to three cases of tetanus in horses. Equine Vet J 12 (5), 237-240.

Other sources of information

  • Derived from The Veterinary Formulary (1998) 4th edn. Ed: Bishop Y. British Veterinary Association and Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
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