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Do disinfectants like lysol kill botulism?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental & Behavioral
4 doctors agree

In brief: No. The 5 kinds of

Botulism are: Foodborne, from foods that contain botulinum toxin; Wound infection; Infant & the rare Adult, from ingesting spores of Clostridium botulinum & Iatrogenic, from Botox overdose.
Do not give honey, raw or undercooked foods to infants < 12 mos. The bacterium can live on cleaned carpets, floors & countertops; spores,in dust & soil. See: cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/botulism/

In brief: No. The 5 kinds of

Botulism are: Foodborne, from foods that contain botulinum toxin; Wound infection; Infant & the rare Adult, from ingesting spores of Clostridium botulinum & Iatrogenic, from Botox overdose.
Do not give honey, raw or undercooked foods to infants < 12 mos. The bacterium can live on cleaned carpets, floors & countertops; spores,in dust & soil. See: cdc.gov/nczved/divisions/dfbmd/diseases/botulism/
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Botulism

Its the botulinum toxin thats dangerous.
While the bacteria that produce it may be dead..the danger can still be present.

In brief: Botulism

Its the botulinum toxin thats dangerous.
While the bacteria that produce it may be dead..the danger can still be present.
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
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