-caused by? oxygen req, gram? found where?
-signs and symptoms?
Clostridium tentani: obligately anaerobic, endospore-forming, gram positive rod, common in soil contaminated with animial fecies.
-exotoxin prevents muscle relaxation; constant contracted muscles
-endospores enter wounds
-->symptoms: lock jaw, muscle stiffness/spasms
--> Treatments: antibiotic, antitoxin, and muscle relaxant. "Tetanus Toxoid Vaccine-TDaP"