Infantile botulism occurs when an infant eats spores from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The spores turn into bacteria in the infant
A 14-year-old with botulism. Note the weakness of his eye muscles and the
drooping eyelids in the image to the left, and the large and non moving pupils in
Babies get infant botulism after consuming spores of the bacteria, which then
grow and multiply in their intestinal tracts and make toxins. The source of infant ...
Sep 15, 2014 ... Botulism, also known as botulinus intoxication is a serious illness that causes
paralysis, caused by the botulinum toxin. The toxin is caused by ...
Nov 16, 2015 ... Read about botulism outbreaks, causes (Clostridium botulinum toxin), symptoms
(muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation), history, treatment, ...
Apr 25, 2014 ... Botulism is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin that is
produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. There are three ...
Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by a bacterium which occurs in soil.
It produces a toxin that affects your nerves. Foodborne botulism comes from ...
Jan 28, 2016 ... Botulism (or botulism poisoning) is a rare but very serious illness that transmits
through food, contact with contaminated soil, or through an open ...
Botulism is a serious illness caused by a nerve toxin made by the bacterium,
Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum). A toxin is a poison that is released by some
Botulism is caused by Clostridium botulinum bacteria, which can be found in soil,
dust and river or sea sediments.