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Well-written summary of current information about Clostridium botulinum including cultural characteristics, spores, toxins, toxoids, bacteriophages, bacteriocins, epidemiology, and disease in humans and animals. Each chapter is amply referenced, and excellent reviews are identified in the text for those needing additional information. Valuable to clinicians, public health workers, and food industry personnel as well as microbiologists.
Botulism. The Organism, Its Toxins, The Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;89:586. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-4-586_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(4):586.
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