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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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2005
2005
Wound infections due to Clostridium botulinum were not recognised in the UK and Republic of Ireland before 2000. C. botulinum… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
There are three main, naturally occurring, epidemiological types of botulism: food-borne, intestinal colonization (infant… Expand
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2003
2003
Wound botulism in 7 heroin ‘skin poppers’ produced ophthalmoplegia and descending paralysis. Rapid recovery occurred in 2 who… Expand
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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
1998
Review
1998
Botulism is a paralyzing disease caused by the toxin of Clostridium botulinum. The toxin produces skeletal muscle paralysis by… Expand
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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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1994
1994
Wound botulism is a rare infectious and toxicologic complication of trauma and i.v. drug abuse. Only 39 cases have been reported… Expand
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Botulism is a neuroparalytic illness caused by the action of a heat-labile neurotoxin elaborated by Clostridium botulinum… Expand
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
From 1982 to 1983 we received reports of a neurologic illness characterized by a symmetric descending paralysis in six drug… Expand
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1973
Highly Cited
1973
Abstract An analysis of the clinical, epidemiologic and laboratory aspects of nine patients with wound botulism showed that all… Expand
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