Botulism:
Botulism is a neuralgic bacterial disorder. It is a rare but serious condition. There are three different types of cases of botulism. The first case is New borne botulism. New borne boutlism is casued by consuming the spores of the bacteria, usually from bee honey or the environment. Another type of boutlism is food borne botulism which is found in contaminated toxic foods mostly affected to adults. The last type of botulism is wound boutlism. Wound boutlism is when toxin infects an open cut, sore, or wound. Another way to trigger boutlism is to eat unporperaly canned food or cooked food. Throughout the USA there was only 154 known cases of botulism. 71 cases of that was infant botulism, 24 cases were food borne boutlism and the last 3 cases were wound botulism related.

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