Question: A variety of clinical forms of botulism have been recognized. These include wound botulism, food borne botulism, and infant botulism. What is the most common form of botulism reported in the United States?
Answer: According to the cited reference, “In the United States, infant botulism is by far the most common form [of botulism], constituting approximately 65% of reported botulism cases per year. Outside the United States, infant botulism is less common.” (Rosow RK and Strober JB. Infant botulism: Review and clinical update. 2015 Pediatr Neurol 52: 487-492)