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Clostridium botulinum type A

Clostridium botulinum type A

Bioterrorism Stock Photos – A photomicrograph of Clostridium botulinum type A viewed using a Gram stain technique.

The bacterium C. botulinum produces a nerve toxin, which causes the rare, but serious paralytic illness Botulism. There are seven types of botulism toxin designated by the letters A through G; only types A, B, E and F cause illness in humans.

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