antitetanus immunoglobulin

antitetanus immunoglobulin

A preparation of antibodies against TETANUS used to protect people who have suffered penetrating wounds that may have been contaminated with tetanus spores. It is used in conjunction with careful surgical toilet and the drug METRONIDAZOLE. The immunoglobulin is also used in cases of established tetanus. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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Assessment of materno-fetal transfer of antitetanus immunoglobulin G in Jos University Teaching Hospital, Jos.
Antitetanus immunoglobulin levels were not checked before maternal immunisation, in line with accepted cost-control practices.
Antitetanus immunoglobulin is produced from plasma of young volunteers who received a booster dose of the tetanus-diphtheria vaccine.
In consequence, this approach could be used to purify DAT from plasma of revaccinated persons or from commercial immunoglobulins (i.e., the antitetanus immunoglobulin itself or nonspecific IVIG), which contains variable concentrations of DAT (online Technical Appendix, http:// wwwnc.cdc.gov/EID/article/22/7/15-1670-Techapp1.pdf).
Drug delivery various antibiotics, psychotropic drugs and narcotics, Antitetanus immunoglobulin, human immunoglobulin, serum, albumin infusion solutions, enteral nutrition products.
Randomised controlled trial of tetanus treatment with antitetanus immunoglobulin by the intrathecal or intramuscular route.
Supply of low molecular weight heparin, antibiotics, drugs different sera, Antitetanus immunoglobulin, human immunoglobulin, enteral nutrition, parenteral nutrition, infusion, neurological drugs, contrast agents and medicinal products: Ibandronic Acid, Rituximab, Etanercept, Adalimumab, Tocilizumab, Infliximab, Rivaroxaban.