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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.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.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.medicinenet.com/botulism/article.htm

Nov 16, 2015 ... Read about botulism outbreaks, causes (Clostridium botulinum toxin), symptoms (muscle paralysis, dry mouth, constipation), history, treatment, ...

www.foodsafety.gov/poisoning/causes/bacteriaviruses/botulism

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 ...

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.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs270/en

Foodborne botulism is a serious, potentially fatal disease. However, it is relatively rare. It is an intoxication usually caused by ingestion of potent neurotoxins, the ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/botulism/basics/causes/con-20025875

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 ...