Topics in Clinical Biosecurity: Botulism
Listed below are all CBN articles on Botulism published since 2005
- 02-20-2009: Longer Treatment Window for Botulism Optimal treatment of botulism requires administration of anti-toxin within 24 hours of symptom onset, which can occur as soon as 6 hours after ingestion of spores.
- 08-03-2006: Heptavalent Botulinum Antitoxin to be Acquired by HHS On June 1, 2006, the HHS issued a contract for the purchase of 200,000 doses of heptavalent botulism antitoxin from Cangene Corp. at a price of $363 million.
- 04-21-2006: Large Botulism Outbreak in Thailand The April 14 edition of MMWR reports an outbreak of food borne botulism in rural Thailand, with 163 people affected, 42 of whom required mechanical ventilation.