Hypersensitivity reactions associated with botulinal
Trophic interrelations at the neuromuscular junction as revealed by the use of botulinal
Botulinal toxin was delayed two days in skim milk process cheese formulated with 4% salts.
Decreasing moisture delayed botulinal growth and toxin production.
A serum specimen obtained from the patient on October 4 was positive for type A botulinal toxin by mouse bioassay.
Tissue and serum specimens obtained from the patient were positive for type A botulinal toxin by mouse bioassay, and histochemical staining of an excised abscess indicated the presence of spores and vegetative cells consistent with Clostridium botulinum.
toxin type E was detected in leftover fish and in a stool specimen from the index patient.
All patients were treated with botulinal antitoxin on July 23 and survived.
Although botulinal toxin is heat labile, cooking was insufficient to inactivate the toxin.