Tetanus in an immunised patient

Zvi Shimoni, Anatoly Dobrousin, Jonathan Cohen, Silvio Pitlik

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Immunisation with alum absorbed tetanus toxoid is one of the most highly effective preventive measures in medical practice. The estimated failure rate is extremely low. We report a case of severe generalised tetanus in a patient who had been immunised fully.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1049
Number of pages1
JournalThe BMJ
Issue number7216
StatePublished - 16 Oct 1999


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