Stone, Ward B.; Okoniewski, Joseph C.
June 2002
New York State Conservationist;Jun2002, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p12
Focuses on the outbreak of type E botulism, a disease caused by ingestion of a toxin produced by a variety of the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Vulnerability of most vertebrates to the botulinum toxin; Effect of the toxin on the animals in Lake Erie; Estimated number of vertebrates killed by type E botulism; Sites suited for the growth of Clostridium botulinum.


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