A new trend for an old disease

Marrazzo, Jeanne M.
January 2000
Cortlandt Forum;01/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p163
Provides information on botulism. Description of a patient who went to the hospital because of blurred vision; Results of the physical examinations; Admission by the patient that he was a heroin user; Diagnosis of wound botulism; Progress of the patients condition; Prevalence of botulism; Use of black tar heroin by several patients with wound botulism; Recommended treatment for the disease.


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