Botulism Information for Health Professionals - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Botulism Information for Health Professionals

Botulism reporting, treatment, and infection control.

  • Reporting Botulism
    Physicians in Minnesota must report Botulism immediately, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • CDC: Botulism
    Information about botulism treatment, infection control, surveillance, and lab testing.

  • Infection Control
    Medical personnel caring for patients with suspected botulism should use standard precautions. Patients with suspected botulism do not need to be isolated, but those with flaccid paralysis from suspected meningitis require droplet precautions.

Updated Wednesday, 06-Feb-2019 12:08:47 CST