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      • Tetanus facts
      • What is tetanus?
      • Where do tetanus bacteria grow in the body?
      • How does the tetanus toxin cause damage to the body?
      • What is the incubation period for tetanus?
      • What is the course of tetanus? What are tetanus symptoms and signs?
      • Is tetanus contagious?
      • What is the treatment for tetanus?
      • How is tetanus diagnosed, and what is the prognosis of tetanus?
      • Is it possible to prevent tetanus?
      • What is the schedule for active immunization (tetanus shots)?
      • What are the side effects of tetanus immunization?
      • What is passive immunization (by way of specialized immunoglobulin)?

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