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Is tetanus caused by a bacteria?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Tetanus is triggered by invasion of a wound by spores (egg like structures) of a bacteria called clostridium tetani.
The bacteria germinates and begins to produce a toxin that may remain localized or spread thru the body. This toxin produces the symptoms of tetanus.

In brief: Yes

Tetanus is triggered by invasion of a wound by spores (egg like structures) of a bacteria called clostridium tetani.
The bacteria germinates and begins to produce a toxin that may remain localized or spread thru the body. This toxin produces the symptoms of tetanus.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

It's caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium clostridium tetani.

In brief: Yes

It's caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium clostridium tetani.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Dr. Joel Gallant
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