How is botulism diagnosed?
The diagnosis is made by demonstrating the toxin in blood, stool, or the suspected food. Infant botulism can also be diagnosed by growing the botulinum from an infant's stool.

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1. What is botulism?
2. Who gets botulism?
3. How is botulism spread?
4. How can botulism be prevented?
5. What are the symptoms of botulism?
6. How soon after infection do symptoms appear?
7. How is botulism diagnosed?
8. What is the treatment for botulism?
9. What happens if botulism is not treated?