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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
AbstractFull Text

Tetanus is an infectious condition caused by Clostridium tetani toxins, a Gram-positive, anaerobic bacillus, which, when undergoing lysis and death in the host tissues, releases toxins capable of blocking the release of the glycine inhibitory neurotransmitter and the release of gamma-amino butyric...

Author(s)
Sá, T. C. de; Borges, J. L.; Fernandes, E. P.; Otutumi, L. K.
Publisher
Universidade Paranaense, Umuarama, Brazil
Citation
Arquivos de Ciências Veterinárias e Zoologia da UNIPAR, 2017, 20, 4, pp 237-240
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
Abstract

Generalised tetanus in the canine patient, well described in numerous case reports, is a life-threatening disorder. The causative organism, Clostridium tetani, produces a potent neurotoxin that causes dramatic clinical signs, including spastic paralysis. The prognosis for patients receiving...

Author(s)
Fawcett, A.; Irwin, P.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2014, 36, 10, pp 482...493
Abstract

A seven years old male non-descriptive dog manifested the signs of tetanus viz., erect ears, stiffness of hindlimbs and panting. The animal had a deep wound in the nail bed. The case was treated with metronidazole along with muscle relaxants and complete recovery was noticed. Haemato-biochemical...

Author(s)
Saravanan, S.; Sasikala, M.; Palanivel, K. M.; Kumar, G. V.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 96, 9, pp 67-68
Abstract

Tetanus is a potentially life-threatening disease in dogs seen following infection of a wound or surgical site by the spore-forming bacterium Clostridium tetani. Subsequent production of a potent neurotoxin results in local or generalised disinhibition of motor neurons and sustained muscle spasms....

Author(s)
Ives, E.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2014, 44, 33, pp 6-8
Abstract

Tetanus is rare in dogs and cats due to a natural resistance; however, there have been a few cases all of which required intense but rewarding nursing care. This article discusses what tetanus is, how this affects the animal as well as the symptomatic treatment and the prevention of complications...

Author(s)
Barber, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2018, 33, 4, pp 106-109
AbstractFull Text

Tetanus is a toxic infectious disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani, affecting animals and humans. An adult dog was taken to veterinary care after the tutor's observation of paralysis with increased muscle tone, sardonic laughter, raised tail and erects ears after an orchiectomy...

Author(s)
Freitas, V. M. de L.; Peixoto, T. M. B.; Reis, D. F.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Ceará, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2017, 27, 2, pp 117-120
Abstract

Background: Dog bites are common in developing countries including Ghana, with the victims often being children. Although some breeds of dogs have been identified as being more aggressive than others, all dog bites carry a risk of infection. Immediate and initial assessment of the risk for tetanus...

Author(s)
Kenu, E.; Ganu, V.; Noora, C. L.; Adanu, R.; Lartey, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2018, 7, 18, pp (28 February 2018)
Abstract

A non-descriptive female dog of 4 years old was presented with the signs of saw horse posture, trismus, risus sardonicus, erect ears, frothy salivation, dyspnoea and with the history of caesarean recently. The case was diagnosed as generalized tetanus due to post operative wound. Though treated...

Author(s)
Saravanan, S.; Palanivel, K. M.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 95, 7, pp 79-90

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