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Botulism

Other Names: Shaker Foal Syndrome, Limberneck, Western Duck Sickness, Bulbar Paralysis, Loin Disease, Lamziekte
Botulism is a bacterial disease caused by botulinum toxin, a potent neurotoxin that affects humans, cattle, dogs, horses, mink, birds, and other animals.

Disease Agents

  • Clostridium baratii
  • Clostridium botulinum
  • Clostridium butyricum

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