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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First dose of rabies vaccine, tetanus toxoid, tetanus immunoglobulin, and broad-spectrum antibiotic were given.
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.
Tetanus immunoglobulin was given to all the cases admitted with neonatal tetanus (100%).
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.8
Tetglob (Tetanus Immunoglobulin) is a clear to slight opalescent sterile non-pyrogenic solution of hyper immune globulins prepared from plasma of healthy volunteers (human) specifically immunised against tetanus.