Month: August 2013

Botulism: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

                Botulism is an uncommon but possibly fatal illness caused by a toxin produced by a bacterium called bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Infrequently, it is caused by bacterium Clostridium butyricum or Clostridium baratii. There are threecommon kinds of botulism, wound botulism, foodborne botulism, and infant botulism. However, there are also more uncommon types of botulism, which …

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