Botulism Web Series - Testing/Treatment Methods and Considerations Webinar September 15th



12:00 - 1:00pm MT (2:00-3:00pm ET)



Primary Competency

Public Health Sciences Skills


All types of botulism can be life-threatening and are considered medical emergencies. Several treatments are available to reduce severity of symptoms, including botulinum antitoxin and human botulism immune globulin. Treatment can reduce mortality if administered early, however hospitalization, respiratory support, nutritional support, and/or surgery may still be required.


This webinar will cover topics such as:

  • Clinical and laboratory diagnostic methods for botulism
  • Botulism treatment options and considerations
  • Advances in testing technology for C. botulinum
  • Investigational and novel treatments
  • Quarantine center roles
Length of Learning Opportunity
1 hour
Registration Information
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Presenter(s) and/or Content Experts

Clive Brown

Division of Global Migration and Quarantine

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Janet Dykes

Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Leslie Edwards

Clinical Consultations and Lab Surveillance Unit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Chelsey Griffin

Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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