Botulism (from Latin botulus, "sausage") is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin, botulin, that is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Botulin is the most potent known toxin, blocking nerve function and leading to respiratory and musculoskeletal paralysis.

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... Botulism is a rare but serious illness caused by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. The bacteria may enter the body through wounds, or they may live in improperly canned or preserved food. ...
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Foodborne Diseases
... Infectious diseases spread through food or beverages are a common, distressing, and sometimes life-threatening problem for millions of people in the United States and around the world. The U.S. Center...
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  • Foodborne Diseases
    ... Infectious diseases spread through food or beverages are a common, distressing, and sometimes life-threatening problem for millions of people in the United States and around the world. The U.S. Center...

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