Infant Botulism

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ID 110
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A botulism that involves intoxication caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTA or B) in infants, has_material_basis_in Clostridium botulinum A or has_material_basis_in Clostridium botulinum B, which are transmitted_by ingestion of bacterial spores, which then grow in the intestine and release toxins. The infection has_symptom constipation, has_symptom lethargy, has_symptom difficulty feeding, has_symptom swallowing, has_symptom ptosis, has_symptom loss of head control, and has_symptom muscle weakness.

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