A case of infant botulism infection due to consumption of untreated well-water

Tomoko Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Haginoya, Tetsuji Morimoto, Takashi Hatakeyama, Shigeru Tsuchiya

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Abstract

A 7-week-old boy with flaccid paralysis was diagnosed with infant botulism caused by Clostridium botulinum toxin type A. In this case of infant botulism, untreated well-water was identified as a potential source of this infection.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)931-933
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume164
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Apr

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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