Question of the Day – Thursday January 17, 2019

Question – What sub-types of C. botulinum most commonly cause infant botulism in the United States?

Answer- The cited article notes “….almost all cases of infant botulism in the United States are caused by subtypes A and B”. (Rosow LK and Strober JB. Infant botulism: Review and clinical update. 2015 Ped Neurol 52:487-492)