Toxin-mediated infectious botulism

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Synonyms: Toxin-mediated infective botulism

Infectious botulism is a form of botulism (see this term) a rare acquired neuromuscular junction disease characterized by descending flaccid paralysis caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTs) produced in vivo leading to toxin-mediated infection. Infectious botulism includes wound botulism and intestinal toxemia botulism (infant botulism and adult intestinal botulism; see these terms).

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