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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
Abstract

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
Abstract

Two cases of focal tetanus in the cat are described. Clinical findings included severe muscular spasms of the pelvic limbs in one cat, and involvement of the thoracic limbs and muscles of the neck and face in the other. Electromyography in both cats showed spontaneous activity characterised by the...

Author(s)
Bianchi, E.; Biserni, R.; Gallucci, A.; Pisoni, L.; Menchetti, M.; Gandini, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 10, pp 927-931
Abstract

Feline physiotherapy can be complex due to the range of conditions that feline patients may present with. Fractures are one of the most common orthopaedic conditions; a more complex condition is tetanus where the animal may present with a limb issue that is a secondary effect of an infection....

Author(s)
Price, H.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2014, 19, 9, pp 474-478
Abstract

This chapter describes the vaccination guidelines for the major and minor diseases in cats and dogs, including canine parvovirus, distemper virus, leptospirosis, Canine adenovirus type I, Rabies virus, Parainfluenzavirus, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Borrelia burgdorferi, Canine herpesvirus, Babesia...

Author(s)
Truyen, U.; Behr, A.; Straubinger, R. K.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, Supplement 1, pp 13...24
Abstract

Monoclonal antibodies are widely used to treat non-infectious conditions but are costly. Vaccines could offer a cost-effective alternative but have been limited by sub-optimal T-cell stimulation and/or weak vaccine responses in recipients, for example, in elderly patients. We have previously shown...

Author(s)
Zeltins, A.; West, J.; Zabel, F.; El-Turabi, A.; Balke, I.; Haas, S.; Maudrich, M.; Storni, F.; Engeroff, P.; Jennings, G. T.; Kotecha, A.; Stuart, D. I.; Foerster, J.; Bachmann, M. F.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
npj Vaccines, 2017, 2, pp 30
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
Abstract

This book is comprised of 41 chapters covering the different infectious diseases of the cat. The clinical aspects, diagnosis, aetiology, pathogenesis, treatment and management of viral (feline immunodeficiency virus, feline leukaemia virus, feline infectious peritonitis virus, feline influenza...

Author(s)
Hartmann, K.; Hein, J.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Infektionskrankheiten der Katze, 2008, pp xxv + 363 pp.
Abstract

Tetanus is a disorder caused by the action of the painfully and potentially fatal neurotoxin tetanospasmin, which is produced under anaerobic conditions during the vegetative growth phase of Clostridium tetani. Dogs and cats have natural resistance due to the relative inability of the toxin to...

Author(s)
Voorwald, F. A.; Tiosso, C. de F.; Cardilli, D. J.; Santos, I. R. C. dos; Toniollo, G. H.
Publisher
Editora Guará, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Clínica Veterinária, 2013, 18, 105, pp 92-100

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