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There are three main, naturally occurring, epidemiological types of botulism: food-borne, intestinal colonization (infant… Expand Botulism is both an old and an emerging disease. Over 100 years ago, the classic food-borne type was found to be caused by… Expand STUDY OBJECTIVES
To our knowledge, the predictors of respiratory failure (RF) and long-term mechanical ventilation have not… Expand California has reported most of the world's wound botulism (WB) cases and nearly three-fourths of the cases reported in the… Expand Botulism is a neuroparalytic illness caused by a neurotoxin produced from the anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium Clostridium… Expand Botulism is a paralyzing disease caused by the toxin of Clostridium botulinum. The toxin produces skeletal muscle paralysis by… Expand CONTEXT
Wound botulism (WB) is a potentially lethal, descending, flaccid, paralysis that results when spores of Clostridium… Expand OBJECTIVES
To evaluate the causes of necrotizing soft-tissue infections (NSTls) and to determine the outcomes of patients with… Expand Botulism is a neuroparalytic illness caused by the action of a heat-labile neurotoxin elaborated by Clostridium botulinum… Expand Abstract An analysis of the clinical, epidemiologic and laboratory aspects of nine patients with wound botulism showed that all… Expand