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ID DOID:0050353
Name wound botulism
Definition A botulism that involves intoxication caused by botulinum neurotoxins (BoNTA, B, E and F), has material basis in Clostridium botulinum A, has material basis in Clostridium botulinum B, has material basis in Clostridium botulinum E and has material basis in Clostridium botulinum F, which are transmitted by contact of spores with the open wounds, which then reproduce in an anaerobic environment to produce toxins.
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gram-positive_bacterial_infectious_disease

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is_a botulism

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