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Botulism, gas gangrene, and clostridial gastrointestinal infections 

Botulism, gas gangrene, and clostridial gastrointestinal infections
Botulism, gas gangrene, and clostridial gastrointestinal infections

Dennis L. Stevens

, Michael J. Aldape

, and Amy E. Bryant



Botulism—information on five clinical forms.

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date: 27 September 2021

Human botulism is caused by seven serological types of C. botulinum, which is ubiquitously distributed in the soil. Poisoning usually results from ingestion of preformed toxin in food, although this is rapidly inactivated at ordinary cooking temperatures, but it can also result from contaminated wounds. ...

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