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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Gram-positive spore-forming, anaerobic rod.
  • Found worldwide.
  • Produces neurotoxin.
    • Lethal dose (70 kg man):
      • By injection 0.15 ug
      • Inhaled: 0.9 ug
      • Oral: 70 ug

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Last updated: March 8, 2019

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Auwaerter, Paul G, and John G Bartlett. "Clostridium Botulinum." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2019. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540133/all/Clostridium_botulinum.
Auwaerter PG, Bartlett JG. Clostridium botulinum. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540133/all/Clostridium_botulinum. Accessed April 21, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. G., & Bartlett, J. G. (2019). Clostridium botulinum. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540133/all/Clostridium_botulinum
Auwaerter PG, Bartlett JG. Clostridium Botulinum [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. [cited 2019 April 21]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540133/all/Clostridium_botulinum.
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