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Tetanus toxoid adsorbed

A preparation of formaldehyde-deactivated toxin isolated from the bacterium Clostridium tetani. Tetanus toxoid is used for booster injection and can stimulate the production of antitoxin antibodies. This agent may be used as an adjuvant in cancer vaccines. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
81364
Concept ID:
C0305062
Amino Acid, Peptide, or Protein; Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
2.

Tetanus

A disease caused by tetanospasmin, a powerful protein toxin produced by CLOSTRIDIUM TETANI. Tetanus usually occurs after an acute injury, such as a puncture wound or laceration. Generalized tetanus, the most common form, is characterized by tetanic muscular contractions and hyperreflexia. Localized tetanus presents itself as a mild condition with manifestations restricted to muscles near the wound. It may progress to the generalized form. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
21489
Concept ID:
C0039614
Disease or Syndrome
3.

Polysaccharide Vaccine

A category of vaccines that use the extracted and purified outer polysaccharide coat of the particular bacteria. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
474876
Concept ID:
C3273243
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
4.

Conjugate Vaccine

A category of vaccines created by covalently attaching an antigen from an organism to a carrier protein from the same organism to aid in the delivery of the immunogen. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
64603
Concept ID:
C0206515
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
5.

Vaccine

Preparations containing substances with antigenic properties administered to activate the immune system, thereby inducing an immune response. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
52963
Concept ID:
C0042210
Immunologic Factor; Pharmacologic Substance
6.

Polysaccharide

A large carbohydrate molecule. It contains many small sugar molecules that are joined chemically. [from NCI_NCI-GLOSS]

MedGen UID:
46014
Concept ID:
C0032594
Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
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