Botulism — United States
The Northeast Texas Public Health District is awaiting confirmation from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) about another possible case of infant botulism in East Texas.
According to NET Health Public Information Officer Terrence Ates, notification of the official lab results can span 2 to 3 weeks. Right now, the department is considering this a preliminary case. Ates said if confirmed by the state, this would be the 5th case of infant botulism in East Texas.