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March 25, 1974

Wound Botulism: A Case Report

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Neurology, West Virginia University, Morgantown.

JAMA. 1974;227(12):1416-1417. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230250040030

A wound infection contaminated with Clostridium botulinum is a little-appreciated cause of botulism, and may be more common than the literature suggests.