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Table 1 Selected periods of Cases 1 and 2 in the disease course

From: Foodborne botulism due to ingestion of home-canned green beans: two case reports

  Ingestion of toxin to symptom onset, hours Symptom onset to resp. failure, hours Ingestion of toxin to resp. failure, hours Duration of intubation, days
Patient 1 (female, age 47 years) 30 36 66 ~165
Patient 2 (male, age 51 years) 48 82 130 ~135
  1. resp. respiratory