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Botulism


Book Description
Botulism is a disease caused by a deadly toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium. The bacterium can thrive in food that has been improperly prepared or stored and can also enter the body through a tear in the skin. Botulism toxin causes paralysis and breathing difficulties and can be fatal if not treated quickly. Because of its potent toxicity, botulin toxin is considered a potential... More
Book Information
PublisherChelsea House Publishers
BindingLibrary Binding (3 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages144
ISBN-101604132353
ISBN-13978-1604132359
Publication Date06/2010
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About Donald Emmeluth (Author) : Donald Emmeluth is a published author of young adult books. Some of the published credits of Donald Emmeluth include Botulism (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics), Plague (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics).
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About Hilary Babcock (Editor) : Hilary Babcock is a published editor of young adult books. A published credit of Hilary Babcock is Syphilis (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics).
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About Hilary, M.D. Babcock (Editor) : Hilary, M.D. Babcock is credited in young adult books. A published credit of Hilary, M.D. Babcock is Mononucleosis (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics).
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About David Heymann (Foreword) : David Heymann is credited in young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Heymann include Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (Deadly Diseases and Epidemics), Streptococcus (Group B) (Deadly Dis... more
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