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an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin

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M2 PHARMA-October 4, 2011-XOMA secures USD28m federal contract to broaden human botulism antitoxin offering(C)2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
A human-derived botulism antitoxin, termed "botulism immune globulin" (144), has been prepared, and a clinical trial of its efficacy when given early in the course of illness is in progress in California.
Botulism antitoxin can stop progression of paralysis if given early in the course of illness.
Although adults with botulism poisoning can be treated effectively with an equine-derived botulism antitoxin, the treatment is not used in infants because of the risk of serious side effects, such as anaphylaxis and serum sickness.
In addition, he advised all horse owners in the area to allow him to administer a botulism antitoxin.