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Tetanus toxoid

Contributor(s): Prof Derek Knottenbelt

Introduction

Name

  • Tetanus toxoid.

Class of drug

  • Vaccine.

Uses

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Indications

  • Prophylaxis for tetanus   Tetanus  .
  • Test for immune competence in foals (titer measured before and after vaccination).
  • Used as test of B cell function (Fell pony foals and SCID foals do not respond with antibody).

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

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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