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Tetanus Basics

The best way to prevent tetanus is to be vaccinated. There are several combination vaccines used to prevent tetanus: diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP) vaccine, tetanus-diphtheria (Td) vaccine, and tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine.

  • Tetanus (Lockjaw)
    Fact sheet with general information about tetanus, including symptoms, complications, tests, and treatment.


Updated Friday, July 06, 2012 at 11:26AM