Fact Sheet: Tetanus (Lockjaw disease), August 26, 2015

(2015) Fact Sheet: Tetanus (Lockjaw disease), August 26, 2015. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Tetanus is a disease caused by a toxin formed by the bacteria Clostridium tetani. It grows without oxygen at the site of an injury and has a short and relatively severe course that is often fatal.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Tetanus, bacteria, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
ID Code: 33158
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 29 Jul 2020 16:36
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2020 16:36
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/33158