tetanus immune globulin

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Noun1.tetanus immune globulin - 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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Widespread use of tetanus toxoid-containing vaccines (tetanus toxoid inactivated vaccine or a combination vaccine that contains tetanus toxoid) and tetanus immune globulin for wound management has led to a 95% decline in the number of tetanus cases and a 99% decrease in the number of tetanus-related deaths since the 1940s (3).
Serum obtained before administration of tetanus immune globulin showed antibody titers to tetanus greater than 100 times the level considered protective.
A doctor of the Sifwat Ghayur Hospital Peshawar on the condition to be not to be named said that for the last two years they were requesting the health department to provide the Tetanus Immune Globulin (TIG) injection for the poor patients but still no action was taken.