Tetanus, 2017: DCN - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Tetanus, 2017

One case of tetanus was reported in 2017. A 65 year-old male, who received his last tetanus-containing vaccine in 1972, sustained a puncture wound from rusty nails in an attic.

He presented to a clinic 1 week later with malaise and jaw dysfunction. He was admitted to a hospital to receive tetanus immune globulin and was discharged within 1 day.

Updated Thursday, 24-Jan-2019 08:38:00 CST