Clostridium botulinum is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Official website of the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX), HIV, Diabetes, and Psychiatry Guides, powered by Unbound Medicine. Johns Hopkins Guide App for iOS, iPhone, iPad, and Android included. Explore these free sample topics:

Johns Hopkins Guides

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --

MICROBIOLOGY

  • Gram-positive spore-forming, anaerobic rod.
  • Found worldwide.
  • Produces neurotoxin.
    • Lethal dose (70 kg man):
      • By injection 0.15 ug
      • Inhaled: 0.9 ug
      • Oral: 70 ug

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: June 2, 2018

Citation

* When formatting your citation, note that all book, journal, and database titles should be italicized* Article titles in AMA citation format should be in sentence-case
TY - ELEC T1 - Clostridium botulinum ID - 540133 A1 - Bartlett,John,M.D. Y1 - 2018/06/02/ PB - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540133/all/Clostridium_botulinum ER -