Of war and sausages: A case-directed review of infant botulism
- Declaration of conflict of interest: The authors declare no relevant conflict of interest.
Correspondence: Dr Philip N Britton, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Corner Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street, Westmead, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia. Fax: 02 9845 3291; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Within a 3-month period, two infants presented non-specifically to hospital and rapidly progressed developing flaccid paralysis. Both children were diagnosed with infant botulism. We briefly review these two cases and discuss the diagnostic and management issues involved with this rare childhood disease.