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J Clin Microbiol. 1979 February; 9(2): 282–283.
PMCID: PMC273008

Isolation of Clostridium botulinum from Honey.

Abstract

Methods for the isolation of Clostridium botulinum from honey samples are described. A total of 9 of 90 honey samples were positive for C. botulinum; 6 of the positive samples had been fed to babies who developed infant botulism.

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