• occurs
  • Avian Botulism occurs all over the world and its understanding is important for wildlife managers, hunters, bird watchers, and anyone who owns wetland property as this disease can account for over 1,000,000 waterbird deaths in a year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Avian botulism occurs all over the world and is especially predominant in North American wetlands. (wikipedia.org)
  • serious illness
  • The death of a Westchester County man Wednesday night, apparently from botulism, and the serious illness of his wife has precipitated a nationwide search for 6,444 cans of vichyssoise marketed under the Bon Vivant label. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • Constipation is often the first sign of botulism that parents notice (although there are many other causes of constipation). (kidshealth.org)
  • diagnosis
  • The best way to be sure of the diagnosis is for a doctor to inject your blood serum or stool into mice and look for signs of botulism. (webmd.com)
  • Diagnosis of botulism is based primarily on clinical signs and a history of known exposure to risk factors such as contaminated broiler litter or carcase material. (thebeefsite.com)
  • Babies
  • Babies with botulism who have received BIGIV recover sooner and spend less time in the hospital. (kidshealth.org)
  • Babies with botulism appear tired, don't feed well, are constipated, and have a weak cry and limp muscles. (in.gov)
  • germs
  • Drug-use equipment ("works") used to prepare or inject contaminated drugs might also spread the botulism germs to anyone who uses it. (cdc.gov)
  • cause
  • Botulism can cause death and is a medical emergency. (in.gov)
  • On Tuesday, Sri Lanka's health ministry said it had ordered all milk products imported from New Zealand be stopped at ports and the withdrawal of products with whey protein from supermarkets as a precaution after reports of contamination that could cause botulism. (yahoo.com)
  • He said samples turned up a potential bacteria problem in March this year, but that it took until July 31 for testing to indicate the presence of the strain of bacteria that could cause botulism. (yahoo.com)
  • strain
  • He theorized that the botulism involved may be a new strain of type E from overseas, dumped with ballast water on the same pathway as the mussel and goby infestations. (toledoblade.com)
  • survive
  • Those who survive botulism poisoning may have tiredness and shortness of breath for years. (in.gov)