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Infantile Botulism
Infantile botulism occurs when an infant eats spores from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The spores turn into bacteria in the infant More »
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botulism

Botulism is a rare and potentially fatal illness caused by a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. The disease begins with weakness, trouble ...

www.healthline.com/health/botulism

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 ...

www.cnn.com/2017/05/25/health/what-is-botulism/index.html

Jun 13, 2017 ... Botulism is a paralyzing nerve toxin that can be deadly. The bacteria thrive in low -oxygen areas such as canned foods and deep wounds.

www.webmd.com/food-recipes/food-poisoning/what-is-botulism

Dec 21, 2016 ... Botulism is a dangerous foodborne illness. Learn about the signs of infection and how to prevent it, including the right way to can your own food ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/173943.php

Mar 13, 2017 ... Botulism is a serious illness that can cause paralysis. Find out more about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments, and how to ...

www.medicinenet.com/botulism/article.htm

May 24, 2017 ... Read about outbreaks of botulism poisoning, causes (Clostridium botulinum toxin ), symptoms (muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation), ...

www.popsci.com/what-is-botulism

May 23, 2017 ... Botulinum toxin is one of the most potent poisons on Earth—less than a millionth of a gram in your bloodstream would kill you—and is also the ...

www.foodborneillness.com/botulism_food_poisoning

Botulism is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Foodborne botulism has been caused by such foods as canned ...

www.cdc.gov/botulism/index.html

Jun 7, 2017 ... Botulism poisoning is a rare but serious illness caused by a toxin that attacks the body's nerves. Learn what to do if you or someone else shows ...