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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2009
2009
BACKGROUND California has an ongoing epidemic of wound botulism (WB) among injection drug users (IDUs). We retrospectively… (More)
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2009
2009
Between October and December 2005, 16 cases of wound botulism were notified to the health authorities of North Rhine-Westphalia… (More)
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2004
2004
There are three main, naturally occurring, epidemiological types of botulism: food-borne, intestinal colonization (infant… (More)
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2003
2003
Wound botulism in 7 heroin 'skin poppers' produced ophthalmoplegia and descending paralysis. Rapid recovery occurred in 2 who… (More)
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2002
2002
CLINICAL PRESENTATION A 32-year old male drug user presented with diplopia, ataxia and general weakness. The patient had… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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1998
1998
Botulism is a rare disease which usually is caused by preformed botulinum toxin in food. However, this article describes a case… (More)
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1997
1997
The incidence of wound botulism is increasing and the epidemiology of the disease is changing. The majority of new cases are… (More)
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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… (More)
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