survey of the u.s. atlantic coast and estuaries from key largo to staten island for the presence of clostridium botulinum. 19674860536
survey of the u.s. gulf coast for the presence of clostridium sediments and animals collected during warm weather months between key west, fla., and brownsville, tex., clostridium botulinum, predominantly type e, was demonstrable. incidence was somewhat higher in the eastern gulf animals, but the organism was present to the southernmost limits of both texas and florida. types a and f were never detected in warm weather. no bottom type or any single species seemed exclusively vulnerable. in samples collected during colder weather, the east-west incidence ...19675340653
prevalence of clostridium botulinum type c in substrates of phosphate-mine settling ponds and implications for epizootics of avian botulism.prevalence and conditions for occurrence of clostridium botulinum type c were examined on phosphate-mine settling ponds and a natural wetland in northern florida between april 1981 and march 1982. substrate samples were collected monthly (winter) and semi-monthly (summer) from 16 locations on seven ponds. selected environmental parameters were measured at each location at the time of sampling. mouse inoculation tests and toxin neutralization tests using enrichment culture filtrates were conducte ...19836358539
an epizootic of avian botulism in a phosphate mine settling pond in northern florida.type c botulism was determined to be the cause of an epizootic among waterfowl and shorebirds in a phosphate mine settling pond in northern florida during may and june of 1979. several hundred birds, the most common of which were american coots (fulica americana), wood ducks (aix sponsa), common gallinules (gallinula chloropus), and northern shovelers (anas clypeata), were afflicted over about a three-week period. a second smaller outbreak occurred in the same pond in early december of 1979. thi ...19806997514
international outbreak of severe botulism with prolonged toxemia caused by commercial carrot juice.on 8 september 2006, 3 georgia residents presented with symptoms of food-borne botulism, a potentially fatal illness caused by clostridium botulinum neurotoxins.200818834318
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