Notes from the Field: Tetanus in an Unvaccinated Child - Oregon, 2017

Mar 07, 2019
Tetanus is an acute neuromuscular disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani. Bacterial spores found in soil can enter the body through skin disruption, with subsequent onset of clinical illness ranging from 3 to 21 days (usually within 8 days).

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