Infection

Tetanus

Tetanus

Tetanus, also called lockjaw, is a grave infection caused by Clostridium tetani. This bacterium produces a toxin that affects the brain and nervous system, leading to stiffness in the muscles. If Clostridium tetani spores are deposited in a wound, the neurotoxin interferes with nerves that control muscle movement. infection can cause severe muscle spasms, serious …

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