oa South African Medical Journal - Botulism in South Africa
|Article Title||Botulism in South Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Medical Officer of Health, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||May 1964|
|Pages||310 - 315|
|Keyword(s)||Bacteriology, Botulism, Medical history, Outbreak, South Africa and Treatment|
Botulism was first reported (as 'sausage poisoning') in Germany in 1834; in America in 1900; in Britain in 1922; in S. Rhodesia (Gatooma) in 1959. It is unknown in the Republic except in cattle.
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