National Reference Centre for Botulism

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Located at the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene in Graz, the National Reference Centre for Botulism has been in existence since 1 January 2008. Using human samples (e.g. serum, blood, stool, wound swabs, or vomit) and food samples, Clostridium botulinum is detected, on the basis of mouse bioassay, with toxicity and in some cases with culture test methods.

Supply of antitoxins in case of emergency:

Contact Novartis on one of the following call numbers in Germany:

Located at the Institute for Medical Microbiology and Hygiene in Graz, the National Reference Centre for Botulism has been in existence since 1 January 2008. Using human samples (e.g. serum, blood, stool, wound swabs, or vomit) and food samples, Clostridium botulinum is detected, on the basis of mouse bioassay, with toxicity and in some cases with culture test methods.

Supply of antitoxins in case of emergency:

Contact Novartis on one of the following call numbers in Germany:

Contact

Dr. Christian Kornschober
Phone: +43 50 555-61201
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz



Dr. Christian Kornschober
Phone: +43 50 555-61201
Beethovenstraße 6
8010 Graz




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