Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals

ISBN 978 924 159 555 1

Immunological basis for immunization - Module 3: Tetanus (Revision)

This module revises/replaces the document WHO/EPI/GEN/93.13
This document may be used as a reference source, as part of training curricula or as a training aid. It contains clear descriptions of aspects of tetanus: tetanus toxin, the nature of immunity against tetanus, techniques to measure antibody response, protective level of tetanus antibodies, effectiveness of tetanus toxoid, development of immunity following immunization, placental passage of tetanus antitoxin, safety of tetanus toxoid and implications for immunization services.

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