Disease Information for Tetanus: Disease Mechanism & Classification

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Specific Agent
AGENT/Anaerobic bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Gram positive bacillus/rods (ex)
AGENT/Lifetime immunity conferred (ex)
AGENT/Spore forming bacteria
AGENT/Spore/endocyst forming organism (ex)
AGENT/Spread by spores (ex)
AGENT/Ubiqitous in soil
Class
CLASS/Reportable/CDC/National list infection (ex)
CLASS/Muscle involvement/manifestations
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Disease confers NO IMMUNITY
Pathophysiology/Exotoxin/secretion by microbe
Pathophysiology/Thermoregulatory defect
Pathophysiology/Myocardial Ischemia Non-Arteriosclerosis
Pathophysiology/Uncontrolled muscle contraction
Pathophysiology/Autonomic nervous system involvement
Pathophysiology/CSF Pressure Increased
Pathophysiology/Neuromuscular irritability
Pathophysiology/Lung Ventilation Neuromuscular
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Neurotoxin effect
TOXIN/Alert patient/lethal course/Aware
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