Tetanus following a major thermal injury

Brian W. Amy, William F. McManus, Basil A. Pruitt

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A case of tetanus in an unimmunized burned patient is presented. This foreign national sustained a 32% total body surface area burn, received inadequate prophylaxis initially, and subsequently developed tetanus 11 days postburn.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)654-655
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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