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Tetanus is a neuromuscular disease of almost all mammals caused by neurotoxin produced by Clostridium tetani under anaerobic conditions (Driemeier et al., 2007). The bacterium is found in the gastrointestinal tract of herbivores and humans and is mostly shed in faeces particularly in healthy...

Author(s)
Wahab, Y. A.; Jeremiah, O. T.; Oridupa, O. A.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2021, 42, 1, pp 97-101
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the seasonality of canine tetanus in England. Methods: Medical records of a single referral hospital in England were reviewed. Dogs diagnosed with localized or generalized tetanus between January 2006 and June 2017 were studied. Results: Forty-nine cases were included. The...

Author(s)
Starybrat, D.; Burkitt-Creedon, J. M.; Ellis, J.; Humm, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2021, 31, 4, pp 541-544
Abstract

Tetanus in dogs is a relatively uncommon neurological disease caused by the sporogenic bacillus Clostridium tetani. This disease is associated with prolonged hospitalization and mortality rates from 8%-50%. A 2-year-old, neutered male King Charles Spaniel and an approximately 8-months-old female...

Author(s)
Papageorgiou, V.; Kazakos, G.; Anagnostou, T.; Polizopoulou, Z.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2021, 44,
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Tetanus is a neurologic non-transmissible disease (often fatal) of humans and other animals with a worldwide occurrence. Clostridium tetani is the spore producing bacillus which causes the bacterial disease. In deep penetrating wounds the spores germinate and produce a toxin called tetanospasmin....

Author(s)
Malinovská, Z.; Èonková, E.; Váczi, P.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Folia Veterinaria, 2020, 64, 3, pp 54-60
Abstract

Tetanus is a neurologic disease of humans and animals characterized by spastic paralysis. Tetanus is caused by tetanus toxin (TeNT) produced by Clostridium tetani, an environmental soilborne, gram-positive, sporulating bacterium. The disease most often results from wound contamination by soil...

Author(s)
Popoff, M. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2020, 32, 2, pp 184-191
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Background: Tremors are relatively common in dogs and cats, with them representing a spectrum of disease from the benign through to life-threatening. Tremors associated with voluntary muscle contraction are divided into postural or kinetic. Twitches, or peripheral nerve hyperexcitability (PNH), are ...

Author(s)
Lowrie, M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2021, 43, 1, pp 4-17
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Tetanus is a life-threatening disease caused by Clostridium tetani. This is an uncommon case report of a 6-month-old female crossbreed dog that presented to Kasetsart Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Kamphaeng Saen with necrotic wounds and limb weakness. The dog was ultimately diagnosed with tetanus...

Author(s)
Detcharoenyos, N.; See-Ngam, S.; Petchdee, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2020, 21, 1, pp 80-83
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This article aims at the reviewing current measures in prophylaxis and treatment of tetanus, well known neuroinfection, frequently met in farm animals and also in companion animals. Tetanus is a common neurologic disease, occurring as well in humans and characterized by spastic paralysis. it is...

Author(s)
Glinski, Z.; Zmuda, A.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2021, 96, 5, pp 317-321
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Background: Abnormal sleep behavior has been reported in 5 dogs during recovery from tetanus. Hypothesis REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is a more common consequence of tetanus than previously reported in veterinary literature and easily confused for epileptic seizures. Animals: Sixty-one...

Author(s)
Anita Shea; Hatch, A.; Risio, L. de; Beltran, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018, 32, 6, pp 2029-2036
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Tetanus can lead to respiratory complications, and the outcome of dogs affected by this disease is still largely unknown. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the frequency and outcome of 53 dogs with tetanus and respiratory complications between February 2006 and January 2019. Medical...

Author(s)
Guedra, M.; Cortellini, S.; Humm, K.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2021, 62, 11, pp 1202-1206

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