Bochalism

Were you looking for information about Botulism? Bochalism is a common misspelling of botulism.
 
A nerve toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacterium is responsible for botulism -- a rare but potentially serious illness. Botulinum toxin is one of the most poisonous substances known. The three main types of botulism are foodborne, wound, and infant botulism. Common symptoms of the illness may include double vision, drooping eyelids, dry mouth, or slurred speech.
 
(Click Botulism for more information about how the illness is diagnosed, other potential symptoms, and how the condition occurs.)
 
 
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