tetanus in horses

It’s a beautiful sunny day and being that nothing exciting is happening in the pasture today, you decide to lie down and roll a bit. In the midst of an extremely satisfying roll, there is a sudden sharp pain in your rump area, but it goes away as fast as your initial perception of it—no big deal. Unbeknownst to you, that sharp pain was a small piece of old and dirty wire coated with a plethora of bacteria that violated your skin and about two inches of muscle tissue. The skin wound quickly seals over and heals, but a small population of bacterial spores germinates and starts to proliferate in the damaged muscle tissue. As this family of bacteria begins to flourish in

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