TITLE

BOTULISM IN LAKE ERIE

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ward B.; Okoniewski, Joseph C.
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Jun2002, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
6905442

 

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