Botulism Fact sheet: For Health Professionals, August 8, 2017

(2017) Botulism Fact sheet: For Health Professionals, August 8, 2017. 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. This fact sheet is for health professional.

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: 31553
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 26 Mar 2020 15:12
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2020 15:12
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31553