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Wound Botulism

Known as: Botulism, Wound, Botulisms, Wound, Wound Botulisms 
Botulism that is caused by toxin that is produced in a wound contaminated with Clostridium botulinum.
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
There are three main, naturally occurring, epidemiological types of botulism: food-borne, intestinal colonization (infant… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
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
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
STUDY OBJECTIVES To our knowledge, the predictors of respiratory failure (RF) and long-term mechanical ventilation have not… Expand
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Review
2000
Review
2000
California has reported most of the world's wound botulism (WB) cases and nearly three-fourths of the cases reported in the… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
Botulism is a neuroparalytic illness caused by a neurotoxin produced from the anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium Clostridium… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
Botulism is a paralyzing disease caused by the toxin of Clostridium botulinum. The toxin produces skeletal muscle paralysis by… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CONTEXT Wound botulism (WB) is a potentially lethal, descending, flaccid, paralysis that results when spores of Clostridium… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the causes of necrotizing soft-tissue infections (NSTls) and to determine the outcomes of patients with… Expand
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Botulism is a neuroparalytic illness caused by the action of a heat-labile neurotoxin elaborated by Clostridium botulinum… Expand
Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
Abstract An analysis of the clinical, epidemiologic and laboratory aspects of nine patients with wound botulism showed that all… Expand