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Causes of Botulism

What causes Botulism?

Causes: Botulism:

Botulism: DBMD (Excerpt)

A potent neurotoxin produced from Clostridium botulinum, an anaerobic, spore-forming bacterium. (Source: excerpt from Botulism: DBMD)

Botulism: DBMD (Excerpt)

Foodborne botulism follows ingestion of toxin produced in food by C. botulinum. The most frequent source is home-canned foods, prepared in an unsafe manner. (Source: excerpt from Botulism: DBMD)

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As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Botulism may be found in:


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