Laboratory findings in four cases of adult botulism suggest colonization of the intestinal tract.

@article{McCROSKEY1988LaboratoryFI,
  title={Laboratory findings in four cases of adult botulism suggest colonization of the intestinal tract.},
  author={LORETTA M. McCROSKEY and C L Hatheway},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={1988},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={1052-4}
}
There was laboratory evidence of intestinal colonization in four cases of adult botulism confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control. No performed toxin was detected in available foods, but Clostridium botulinum was isolated from foods in two instances. Botulinal toxin was detected in the sera of all four patients, in one case at 47 days after ingestion of… CONTINUE READING