HERMAN GOLD, M.D.
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Active immunization against tetanus has aroused a great deal of interest among clinicians and public health workers because of its possible use as a preventive measure of general applicability. The antitoxin titer produced by the injection of tetanus toxoid, and the influence exerted upon this titer by such factors as dosage, time interval between injections, associated antigens and "repeat" or stimulating injection of toxoid, have been the subject of careful investigation.1-32 We now wish to add our findings on the comparative value of various antigenic preparations.
Tetanus toxoid (plain) (No. 5969), tetanus toxoid (plain) to which 0.4 per cent alum
GOLD H. ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION AGAINST TETANUS1. Ann Intern Med. ;13:768–782. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-5-768
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(5):768-782.
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