Last Updated: 10/05/2022
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.