Botulism is a disease caused by a deadly toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. The bacterium can thrive in food that has been improperly prepared or stored and can also enter the body through a tear in the skin. Botulism toxin causes paralysis and breathing difficulties and can be fatal if not treated quickly. Because of its potent toxicity, botulin toxin is considered a potential weapon for biological terrorism. It is also the basis for Botox(R), a cosmetic drug. This revised edition of Botulism contains ...

Botulism 2010, Chelsea House Publications, New York, NY

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Botulism 2006, Chelsea House Publications, Philadelphia, PA

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