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What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

Vaccine: Tdap and Td are available in Thailand just like in the US ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Vaccinations (Definition)

Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more


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What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

What tetanus vaccine is available in thailand?

Vaccine types: and availability can vary by region. Locating a physician practice or health department in the region you are considering would be more appropriate for determining vaccine availability. The World Health Organization may also have more specific information for you. Here is the website link: http://apps.who.int/immunization_monitoring/globalsummary/schedules ...Read more

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What causes a reaction to the tetanus vaccine?

What causes a reaction to the tetanus vaccine?

Pobably the stress: Even a needle can distress some people. If there is an unknown risk factor (e.g. Minor genetic) it could be the "last straw on the camel's back". Overall good health is the greatest protection. ...Read more

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I was wondering is antitetanic and tetanus vaccine the same?

I was wondering is antitetanic and tetanus vaccine the same?

No: Tetanus Immune Globulin is i believe what you mean by antitetanic--this is purified anti-tetanus antibody. The vaccine is tetanus toxoid (a modified version of the toxin) designed to get your body to produce it's own antibody. In general, the vaccine is used universally and the tetanus Immune Globulin is used only immediately after sustaining a dirty wound in the setting of tetanus nonimmunity. ...Read more

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When should I take tetanus vaccine?

When should I take  tetanus vaccine?

Depends: If you can't remember it is likely 10 years since your last shot. If activities like gardening expose you to spores you should consider a booster even sooner. If your life ever brings you in contact with infants, you should consider the tdap which adds coverage for pertussis, which adults can get even if immunized as babies. This would prevent you from passing it to a baby. ...Read more

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When did tetanus vaccine become available?

When did tetanus vaccine become available?

Tetanus Vaccine: .The first inactive tetanus toxoid was discovered and produced in 1924. This vaccine was proven to be successful when it was used to prevent tetanus in the military during world war. ...Read more

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How long does a tetanus vaccine cover you for?

How long does a tetanus vaccine cover you for?

Depends: If you are an adult, the booster will give most folks 10 years of protection. If your work puts your hands in the soil often like landscaping etc, you might get a booster sooner. ...Read more

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How often should an adult receive the tetanus vaccine?

How often should an adult receive the tetanus vaccine?

About ten years: Everything you ever wanted to know about all immunizations, including the tetanus vaccine can be found at- http://www.Cdc.Gov/vaccines/ great material there. Will answer all possible questions. ...Read more

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What method do they use to administer the tetanus vaccine?

Shots: Thru injections. The vaccine is a combination of various portions of diptheria and pertussis vaccines. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Immunization (Definition)

The body is artificially exposed to a dead or weakened organism of a type able to cause disease. The body fights the organism and learns to protect itself, so disease will not develop if exposed to ...Read more