Gram Positive Bacilli
All the following is true about Tetanus except:
|A||Soil and intestines of infected human and animals act as chief reservoir|
|B||Incubation period is 6 – 12 days.|
|C||Once infected shows life long resistance|
|D||Uterine tetanus is the least severe|
Uterine tetanus is least severe
a. Uterine tetanus is most severe.
b. The reservoir for C. tetani is soil and GIT of humans and animals.
c. The average IP of tetanus is 8 days. Hence tetanus is also called eighth day disease.