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Protetanus

By Sally Ann Furness, Prospect Diagnostics Ltd Added 24th Oct, 2016 Updated 23rd Jul, 2019

Protetanus testing significantly reduces the number of unnecessary tetanus boosters and immunoglobulin injections. 

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Protetanus is a quick and easy to perform test for anti-tetanus antibodies that allows accident and emergency staff to check the tetanus status of patients before initiating prophylactic treatment.

One drop of blood

One step test

Easy to perform & read

Results in 10 minutes

Test patients for anti-tetanus antibodies before giving unnecessary immunoglobulin or vaccine.

Protetanus is highly specific (100%) & sensitive (85.8%), providing reliable results to support clinical decisions and comprises: 40 assay platforms, 40 safety lancets and diluent.

 

 

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