Infant botulism type Ba: first culture-confirmed case in the United Arab Emirates.

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We report on a 3-month-old girl with culture-confirmed infant botulism caused by a rare double toxin-producing Clostridium botulinum type Ba. This case was not related to honey-feeding. The clinical course was prolonged, with minimal spontaneous improvement at onset, and a period of fluctuating motor weakness and nasogastric feeding dependence afterward… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2008.05.001

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