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Risk-Based Vaccine: Botulism — American Association of Equine Practitioners

Clostridium botulinum is the most potent biological toxin known. The American Association of Equine Practitioners created this helpful resource on Clostridium botulinum Type B, which causes equine botulism, and the vaccine against it.

Neogen offers the vaccine BotVax B, which inoculates against botulism in three doses, each one month apart. BotVax B is the only […]

Part one: Toxin types – what’s the difference?

Editor’s note: This is the first in a weekly series on the different types of botulism toxin.

Although there are eight different types (A, B, C1, C2, D, E, F and G) of botulism toxin (all produced by Clostridium botulinum), only a few types primarily are linked to illness in horses (although they also can […]