tetanus immunoglobulin


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Noun1.tetanus immunoglobulin - sterile solution of globulins derived from the blood plasma of a person who has been immunized for tetanus; provides short-term immunization against tetanus in cases of possible exposure to the tetanus bacillus
Ig, immune gamma globulin, immune globulin, immune serum globulin, immunoglobulin - a class of proteins produced in lymph tissue in vertebrates and that function as antibodies in the immune response
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Tenders are invited for tender for the supply of human tetanus immunoglobulin
She was admitted to the hospital where a clinical diagnosis of tetanus was made, and 6,000 international units of tetanus immunoglobulin were administered intramuscularly.
The infant was given tetanus immunoglobulin, 250 IU intrathecally and the remaining 250 IU intramuscularly.
In developed countries, the widespread use of tetanus toxoid for active immnization, improved wound care management and the use of tetanus immunoglobulin (TIG) for post exposure prophylaxis and for treatment, have contributed greatly to decrease the incidence of tetanus as such and its morbidity and mortality as well.
Tetanus Immunoglobulin act to neutralise free form of powerful exotoxin produced by bacterium.
Human tetanus immunoglobulin was given in a dose of 500 IU within first two hours of admission intramuscularly.
Intralesional tetanus immunoglobulin applications were not given as the portal of entry of infection had been surgically treated and disseminated disease was established.