Why anti tetanus serum and tetanus toxoid given simultaneously to patient with dirty wounds?

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You give the antitetanus serum because it contains passive antibodies that can immediately start attacking any antigens if present. While that is going on, the body reacts to the toxoids injected into it by producing its own antibodies, this process is slow thus we need the antitetanus serum for immediate protection.
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What is the difference of tetanus toxoid to anti-tetanus serum?

The best answer I have found relating to the "difference" between toxoid and anti serum or anti toxin revolves more around the reason for application. While both may give th

What is the difference between tetanus toxoid and anti tetanus serum?

Tetanus toxoid is what a tetanus vaccine contains. You're body will make anti-bodies to tetanus once given the tetanus vaccine, offering you protection for "up to" 10 years fr

When is anti tetanus serum given?

Tetox is part of a number of vaccines given to babies. It is repeated every 10 years. If there was an injury which may be tetanus prone (a dirty wound, or a puncture wound) an

Why is anti-tetanus serum given to pregnant women?

its to prevent the mother and her baby from getting infections... some patients might go into labor and give birth in an unsterile environment, which can infect the baby and

What is the composition of anti tetanus serum?

\nThe composition of your anti-tetatus serum is the attenuated or "weakened" causitive agent of Tetanus, the bacteria called Clostridium tetani. In contrast with your Tetanus
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Can you take alcohol immediately after anti tetanus serum and tetanus toxoid shot?

For a vaccine to work, it has to provoke a response from the body's immune system to create antibodies which would protect you against the disease you are being vaccinated aga