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Question Dirty wound ... does she need Tetanus Immunoglobulin ?

a 31-year-old woman, steps on a dirty nail
with cow feces on it.She has had 4 tetanus immunizations in the past, and her last immunization was 6 years ago.
Which of the following, if any, does she
require?
A. Tdap only
B. DTaP only
C. Td and tetanus IG
D. Tdap and tetanus IG
E. No further immunization at this time
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a 31-year-old woman, steps on a dirty nail
with cow feces on it.She has had 4 tetanus immunizations in the past, and her last immunization was 6 years ago.
Which of the following, if any, does she
require?
A. Tdap only
B. DTaP only
C. Td and tetanus IG
D. Tdap and tetanus IG
E. No further immunization at this time
> 3 dose of Td & high risk wound with > 5 years the last dose of booster, no IG
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no IG
didnt understand why?
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a 31-year-old woman, steps on a dirty nail
with cow feces on it.She has had 4 tetanus immunizations in the past, and her last immunization was 6 years ago.
Which of the following, if any, does she
require?
A. Tdap only
B. DTaP only
C. Td and tetanus IG
D. Tdap and tetanus IG
E. No further immunization at this time
answer is A......
since women has >3 immunizations inthe past and >5 years has elapsed since the last dose ,so she needs only Tdap vaccine.......no immunoglobulin
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