Tetanus

What is Tetanus?

A toxin-mediated infection due to the anaerobic bacteria <i>Clostridium tetani</i> and characterized by spasms and contractions of the skeletal muscles, the disease is often lethal.

Prevalence

  • Europe: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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