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Botulism is a particular condition brought about by the ingestion of the Clostridium botulinum toxin. It is a potent neurotoxin, is extremely serious and likely to be fatal.

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Botulism is a serious disease which is considered a medical emergency. There are three kinds, and each can be treated and cured.


One type of food poisoning is Botulism. Botulism is serious food poisoning that is very rare in the US. The toxin enters the nerve cells and blocks transmissions so that muscles become weak. Botulism IS NOT contagious.


Botulism is caused by ingestion of the neurotoxin produced by Clostridium botulinum when it grows under anaerobic conditions. The toxin enters the nerve cells and block transmissions. This is very serious and can cause nerve damage, paralysis and death. Also adding to this answer there are 3 kinds of Botulism - Food Borne Botulism - Infant Botulism - Wound Botulism This is a very serious disease and can sometimes lead to dying. Therefore it can attack through food (Food Borne Botulism) which usually comes from home canned foods and some canned seafood that comes from Alaska. Wound Botulism can come from inhaling cocaine if you get a cut and bacteria gets in it that is also another way. And with Infant Botulism is if spores of bacteria get into a infants intestine they grow and multiply in there. This can occur anywhere from 6 months of a baby's life to 2 years old.


Botulism has three main forms, infant, foodborne and wound. All forms are serious and should be treated. Stainless steel utensil left in food in the refrigerator is not a cause for botulism.


Botulism (Latin, botulus, "sausage") also known as botulinus intoxication is a rare but serious paralytic illness caused by botulinum toxin, which is produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.


Clostridium botulinum.And there are 3 formsFoodborne botulismInfant botulismWound botulism


Foodborne botulism comes from eating food that has the botulism toxin in it. Foodborne botulism usually comes from eating home-canned food. Any food may have botulism. Botulism is tasteless, odorless, and has no color. Wound botulism comes from having a sore, a cut, or a skin opening. Wound botulism usually comes from injecting street drugs. Foodborne botulism comes from eating food that has the botulism toxin in it. Foodborne botulism usually comes from eating home-canned food. Any food may have botulism. Botulism is tasteless, odorless, and has no color. Wound botulism comes from having a sore, a cut, or a skin opening. Wound botulism usually comes from injecting street drugs. ==Another Answer== The most common organism that causes Botulism is Clostridium botulinum.


Another name for one type of food poisoning is botulism. Botulism is a very serious illness caused by Clostridium botulinum bacteria that can lead to temporary paralysis. This bacteria can result from improperly stored or canned food.


Yes active botulism can kill.


Botulism is in the kingdom Bacteria.


no it is not, botulism is a disease that rats carry, but no it is not poison for them


That is the correct spelling of "botulism" (a type of food poisoning)


Botulism is one of the most deadly toxins known.


In food it is a very dangerous toxin. The most serious side effect is death via paralysis of all your muscles (including the heart).


Botulism can affect anyone that eats food containing the bacteria.


hahahah !! the scientific name for botulism is Clostridium Botulinium


Clostridium botulinum is the oranism causing botulism which is a bacteria(prokaryote).


Botulism is caused by eating foods that contain the botulism poison.It very difficult to tell if food contains botulism poison because you Can't see it Can't smell it Can't taste it The symptoms for botulism can be very similar to the symptoms of some other diseases. Therefore, if botulism is suspected, it's very important to determine if poison is in the food that has been eaten. If you think you have botulism, it is very important not to throw out any leftover food. Testing of food that has been recently eaten can be very valuable to determine if botulism poison is in the food.


Clostridium botulinum causes botulism also called as food poisoning


"Botox" is botulism toxin, which is derived from a kind of bacteria.


Three types of botulism have been identified: foodborne, wound, and infant botulism. The main difference between types hinges on the route of exposure to the toxin.


The bacteria Clostridium botulinu causes botulism.About 110 cases of botulism occur in the U.S. per year. It usually is caused by food that was not prepared well, and is then ingested. If you suspect botulism, go to the hospital or call 911, it is deadly if not treated.


When canning, the pH does not kill botulism. Rather, a pH less than 4.6 is needed to prevent botulism from growing. If you are canning foods with a pH at or over 4.6, a pressure canner is needed to completely kill botulism.


Botulism paralyzes the nervs so that the mustle can't contract


Food is most common place botulism to be found.



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