Botulism Fact sheet, July 2015

(2015) Botulism Fact sheet, July 2015. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Botulism is a rare but serious muscle-paralyzing illness caused by a nerve toxin (botulinum toxin) produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. There are three forms of the disease–foodborne, infant, and wound botulism.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: botulism, fact sheet, public health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
ID Code: 23865
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 12 Apr 2017 13:41
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2017 13:41
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/23865