Posts tagged ‘toxin’

Tetanus And Botulism

July 26th, 2013

There are some types of bacteria that produce toxins which can disrupt the normal functioning of the nervous system. These toxins are called neurotoxins. Tetanus and botulism are two of the common diseases caused by these kinds of toxins. Tetanus is caused by a bacteria called Clostridium tetani. The toxins produced by these bacteria trigger […]