July 2006. Volume 2. Number 2

A new treatment for infant botulism: human botulism immune globulin to treat an orphan disease

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Arnon SS, Schechter R, Maslanka SE, Jewell NP, Hatheway Ch L. Human Botulism Immune Globulin for the Treatment of Infant Botulism. N Engl J Med. 2006;354:462-71
Reviewers: Aizpurua Galdeano P1, Escola Furlano R2.
1ABS 7 La Salut Badalona. Badalona. España.
2Centro Médico Interdisciplinario Arrecifes. Provicia de Buenos Aires. (Argentina). España.
Correspondence: Pilar Aizpurua Galdeano. Email: 19353pag@gmail.com
Reception date: 12/05/2006
Acceptance date: 18/05/2006
Publication date: 01/06/2006

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How to cite this article

Aizpurua Galdeano P, Escola Furlano R . El botulismo infantil ya tiene tratamiento específico; una inmunoglobulina humana para una enfermedad huérfana Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:24.

AVC | Critically appraised articles

Arnon SS, Schechter R, Maslanka SE, Jewell NP, Hatheway Ch L. Human Botulism Immune Globulin for the Treatment of Infant Botulism. N Engl J Med. 2006;354:462-71
Reviewers: Aizpurua Galdeano P1, Escola Furlano R2.
1ABS 7 La Salut Badalona. Badalona. España.
2Centro Médico Interdisciplinario Arrecifes. Provicia de Buenos Aires. (Argentina). España.
Correspondence: Pilar Aizpurua Galdeano. Email: 19353pag@gmail.com
Reception date: 12/05/2006
Acceptance date: 18/05/2006
Publication date: 01/06/2006

How to cite this article

Aizpurua Galdeano P, Escola Furlano R . El botulismo infantil ya tiene tratamiento específico; una inmunoglobulina humana para una enfermedad huérfana Evid Pediatr. 2006;2:24.

References

  1. Infant Botulism Treatment and Prevention Program. Division od communicable disease control, California department of health services [en línea][fecha de consulta: 12-V-2006]. Disponible en: http://www.infantbotulism.org/
  2. Nowakowski A, Wang C, Powers DB, Amersdorfer P, Smith TJ, Montgomery VA et al. Potent neutralization of botulinum neurotoxin by recombinant oligoclonal antibody. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:11346-50.
  3. Arnon SS, Midura TF, Damus K, Thompson B, Wood RM, Chin J. Honey and other
    environmental risk factors for infant botulism. J Pediatr. 1979;94:331-6.
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