Tetanus Vaccine

Tetanus Vaccine

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Primary or booster doses are recommended for travellers to areas with risk. For those who frequently travel to such areas, a ten-yearly booster dose is recommended.

What is Tetanus?

Tetanus is an infection caused by the bacterium Clostridium tetani, which produces toxins that attack the nervous system. The incubation period is 3-21 days. The patient usually presents with painful muscular contractions, primarily over the jaws and neck; the trunk is sometimes affected. In severe cases, infected persons may not be able to swallow or open his/her mouth. When tetanus affects muscles that help to breathe, the patient can die very quickly.

How does it spread?

The bacteria are found in soil and animal faeces. They get into the body through a break in the skin, such as a cut, puncture or sore. Infection can also occur after a burn or animal bite. Tetanus does not spread from one person to another.

Source: Travel Health Service, Department of Health, Hong Kong

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JP Partners Medical was founded in 2014.


Over the years, we have been committed to providing humanization and quality medical services as the mission. With the four principles of Attitude, Accurate, Be Positive, and Caring, we aim to care for patients, their families, employees and communities so as to achieve a comprehensive care for patients, both physically and mentally, and to promote social health. Our aim is to listen carefully, communicate patiently, thoroughly understand your condition, and solve problems for you one by one.

With the advancement of today's medical treatment, we are continuing to improve our facilities and medical services.

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