tetanus immune globulin

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2165
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A definition of the term "tetanus immune globulin" is presented. It refers to a solution which is used to give immunity to prevent and treat tetanus infection. The solution has antibodies to Clostridium tetani obtained from human blood. The prophylactic dose and therapeutic dose are 250 -500 units and 3000-5000 units respectively.


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