Journal Publishes CDC Botulism Supplement
A new CDC-sponsored supplement to the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases contains 15 articles on botulism, a rare but serious illness. The supplement, titled “Botulism,” includes comprehensive reviews of scientific literature on botulism, along with other articles. Topics include clinical characteristics, treatment, and outbreak investigations. The articles provide evidence for recommendations that will be included in the first national guidelines for diagnosing and treating botulism.