Botulism is a serious toxic and infectious disease, which, it would seem, remained in the distant nineties, when we ourselves made stewed meat or received canned goods overdue on cards … However, no! From time to time, people come across botulism, so this article will be useful to everyone.
Key Facts About the Disease
Clostridium botulinum – this is the name of a bacterium that, under conditions of low oxygen content, produces dangerous toxins (the very same botulinum toxins).
Botulinum toxins are among the most powerful poisons known to date.
Botulinum toxins block nerve impulses and can lead to respiratory and muscle paralysis.
Human botulism can be attributed to food botulism, childhood botulism, wound botulism and botulism as a result of inhalation of spores or other types of intoxication. Continue reading