This test is used to evaluate the immune status of an individual against tetanus toxin. It detects the level of tetanus antibodies in the blood and can determine the vaccination status against tetanus. Boosters of vaccination are important to maintain the immune defense against tetanus infection. The causative agent of tetanus is Clostridium tetani and this bacterium can produce life threatening poison that causes uncontrolled muscle contraction and spasms.
LabEspy recommends Direct Labs for this test.