HEPATITIS B.

Hepatitis B is an infection of your liver. It can cause scarring of the organ, liver failure, and cancer. It can be fatal if it isn’t treated. It’s spread when people come in contact with the blood, open sores, or body fluids of someone who has the hepatitis B virus. It’s serious, but if you get […]

TETANUS TOXOID

Tetanus Toxoid is used to prevent tetanus (also known as lockjaw). Tetanus is a serious illness that causes convulsions (seizures) and severe muscle spasms that can be strong enough to cause bone fractures of the spine. Tetanus causes death in 30 to 40 percent of cases. Immunization against tetanus is recommended for all infants 6 […]

IMMUNOGLOBULIN

An immunoglobulin test measures the level of certain immunoglobulins, or antibodies, in the blood. Antibodies are proteins made by the immune system to fight antigens, such as bacteria, viruses, and toxins. The body makes different immunoglobulins to combat different antigens. For example, the antibody for chickenpox isn’t the same as the antibody for mononucleosis. Sometimes, […]

ANIMAL BITE

Numerous animal species have the potential to bite humans; however the most important are those arising from snakes, dogs, cats and monkeys. Animal bites can get infected if they’re not checked and treated quickly. Always seek medical advice if you have been bitten by an animal and the bite has broken the skin. Animals have […]