Noun(1) food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly
(1) In particular it wants assurances that the checks the industry has in place to ensure that the bacteria causing botulism does not get into baby products are adequate.(2) In 1897, Van Ermengen related botulism to a bacterial toxin.(3) Growth of the bacterium Clostridium botulinum in canned food may cause botulism - a deadly form of food poisoning.(4) An infant can acquire botulism by ingesting Clostridium botulinum spores, which are found in soil or honey products.(5) Botulism, in particular botulism due to wounds, is rare.(6) Honey can contain bacterial spores that cause infant botulism - a potentially fatal form of food poisoning.(7) The minister identified plague, ebola, smallpox, anthrax, tularaemia and botulism as the main biological threats.(8) Rarely, bacteria that produce botulism may also occur in spore form in contaminated soil.(9) Exhausting or venting of pressure canners is necessary to prevent a risk of botulism in low-acid canned foods.(10) Like anthrax, bacteria that produce botulism also occur in spore form in contaminated soil, although that's rare.(11) Patients exposed to anthrax and botulism should be cared for using standard precautions.(12) The deadly botulism variety of food poisoning, usually from improperly canned food items, can be put to good use.(13) Other infectious diseases that pose a threat include plague, tularemia, botulism and tuberculosis.(14) Epidemics of botulism and cholera exacted a heavy toll on waterfowl in the West.(15) And he took the observation that with the food poisoning called botulism , one of the first symptoms was crossed eyes, or drooping of the lids.(16) Dr Edmiston explained how anthrax, smallpox variola virus, botulism , and pneumonic plague fit the criteria.
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