130 infants with tetanus neonatorum were treated on a random basis with either 10,000 units of equine tetanus antitoxin (T.A.T.) or 500 units of human tetanus immune globulin (T.I.G.). 65 infants were in each treatment group. On the basis of mortality, and days in the hospital, days of gavage feeding, and days of sedation for the survivors, there was no significant difference in the treatment groups. The number and severity of complications were comparable for the two groups and no adverse reactions were observed in the 130 infants which could be attributed to either T.A.T. or T.I.G.
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