Declaration of conflict of interest: The authors declare no relevant conflict of interest.
Of war and sausages: A case-directed review of infant botulism
Article first published online: 26 FEB 2013
© 2013 The Authors. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2013 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume 49, Issue 3, pages E232–E234, March 2013
How to Cite
Barnes, M., Britton, P. N. and Singh-Grewal, D. (2013), Of war and sausages: A case-directed review of infant botulism. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49: E232–E234. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12121
- Issue published online: 10 MAR 2013
- Article first published online: 26 FEB 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 5 JAN 2012
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.