Translation of tetanus in Spanish:

tetanus

tétano(s), n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛtnəs//ˈtɛt(ə)nəs/

noun

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    tétano(s) masculine
    (vaccine) (before noun) antitetánico
    (vaccine) (before noun) del tétano(s)
    (vaccine) (before noun) contra el tétano(s)
    • As part of the preparation, everybody on the recovery team was vaccinated against diseases, such as hepatitis B and tetanus.
    • Sometimes, the first and only sign of tetanus is a spasm of the muscles nearest to the infected wound.
    • From October babies in the UK will be given a five-in-one vaccine to protect them against polio, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and Hib, a virus which can lead to meningitis.
    • A variety of treatments, from vitamins to alpha and beta adrenergic receptor blockers, have been suggested for tetanus.
    • In the UK, it is possible to catch the disease tetanus from a bite such as a dog bite, although this is now very rare.
    • For several bacterial diseases, such as diphtheria and tetanus, physicians can prevent the illness by immunizing people against the microbes' toxins.
    • We are equipped with antitoxin and a vaccine to prevent the disease, yet tetanus continues to be a major public health problem throughout much of the developing world.
    • For nearly 50 years Australian babies have been routinely vaccinated against diphtheria, pertussis and tetanus.
    • Farm animals are guarded against anthrax, tetanus, and other disease by antibiotics or vaccines developed by animal based research.
    • Some bacteria, such as those that cause tetanus and diphtheria, produce powerful toxins.
    • The bacteria that causes tetanus can be found in dirt, potting soil, and manure, and can enter the body through any simple wound.
    • Processed plasma is also used to help produce stronger antibodies against diseases like tetanus, hepatitis, chickenpox and rabies.
    • If you haven't been vaccinated at all against tetanus and diphtheria then you do need a primary course of three doses and then followed up with two booster doses ten years apart.
    • A study in Benin failed to show that vaccination for diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, and polio was associated with reduced mortality from other conditions.
    • Use of the DTaP vaccine has virtually eliminated diphtheria and tetanus in childhood and has markedly reduced the number of pertussis cases.
    • So I dutifully checked my vaccinations were up-to-date - typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A and all the rest - and resigned myself to six weeks of malaria tablets.
    • Some vaccines, such as tetanus and pertussis, don't provide lifelong immunity.
    • Many vaccines are given in childhood, but adults still need to be routinely vaccinated to prevent some illnesses, such as tetanus and influenza.
    • Typical immunisations for a traveller will include a booster for polio and tetanus, and immunisation against hepatitis A and typhoid.
    • Her patients ranged from the poorest of the poor to the wife and daughter of a Maharaja, and she dealt with cases of tetanus, rabies, malaria, and cholera, as well as more routine medicine and surgery.