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National Enteric Disease Surveillance : botulism annual summary, 2009
  • Published Date:
    November 2011
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 524.95 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Foodborne Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Summary of botulism cases reported in 2009.

    A total of 121 cases of botulism were reported to CDC in 2009. Foodborne botulism accounted for 11 (9%), infant botulism for 84 (69%), wound botulism for 23 (19%), and botulism of unknown or other etiology for 3 (3%) cases. The mortality rate for all non-infant botulism cases was 11% (4 deaths of 38 cases).

    Recommended citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Botulism Annual Summary, 2009. Atlanta, Georgia: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, 2011.

    File named: Botulism_CSTE_2009.pdf

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