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Signs of Infant botulism food poisoning

Symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Infant botulism food poisoning may include:

Note that Infant botulism food poisoning symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Infant botulism food poisoning signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning:

Clinical symptoms of infant botulism consist of constipation that occurs after a period of normal development. This is followed by poor feeding, lethargy, weakness, pooled oral secretions, and wail or altered cry. Loss of head control is striking. Recommended treatment is primarily supportive care. Antimicrobial therapy is not recommended. Infant botulism is diagnosed by demonstrating botulinal toxins and the organism in the infants' stools. 4. Diagnosis of Human Illness: Although botulism can be diagnosed by clinical symptoms alone, differentiation from other diseases may be difficult. The most direct and effective way to confirm the clinical diagnosis of botulism in the laboratory is to demonstrate the presence of toxin in the serum or feces of the patient or in the food which the patient consumed. Currently, the most sensitive and widely used method for detecting toxin is the mouse neutralization test. This test takes 48 hours. Culturing of specimens takes 5-7 days. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

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What are the signs of Infant botulism food poisoning?

The phrase "signs of Infant botulism food poisoning" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Infant botulism food poisoning has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Infant botulism food poisoning signs or Infant botulism food poisoning symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Infant botulism food poisoning may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Infant botulism food poisoning symptoms.

 

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