Clostridium botulinum neurotoxin.
Detection of the toxin of Clostridium botulinum in food
Investigations of botulism (C.botulinum food poisoning).
Request via ICE.
On request during normal working hours; reference laboratory
test (CAMRA Porton Down).
The laboratory MUST be contacted first to discuss the
appropriateness of the investigation.
Suspect food products.
40ml sterile container.
Causes For Rejection
Unlabelled/inadequately labelled sample.
Store at 4C; send to the reference laboratory as soon as