• 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)
  • improperly
  • But there have been cases of botulism from more unusual sources, such as chopped garlic in oil, chile peppers, tomatoes, improperly handled baked potatoes wrapped in aluminum foil, and home-canned or fermented fish. (webmd.com)
  • In August 1984, three cases of botulism were reported in California from two episodes in which the ill persons had eaten improperly handled food made from fresh ingredients. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • People
  • People can die from botulism poisoning because of breathing failure. (in.gov)
  • In the United States, roughly 100 people become ill with botulism each year. (drugs.com)
  • 34 people who ate at a restaurant, Colonial Park Country Club, developed clinical botulism in the second-largest outbreak in United States history. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • peppers
  • Botulism in peppers served at the Trini and Carmen restaurant in Pontiac, Michigan, caused the largest outbreak of botulism poisonings in the United States up to that time. (wikipedia.org)
  • survive
  • Those who survive botulism poisoning may have tiredness and shortness of breath for years. (in.gov)
  • year
  • Episode 1: Botulism was reported in a 61-year-old Santa Cruz County woman and her 13-year-old granddaughter. (cdc.gov)