Gram Positive Bacilli
All occur in botulism except:
a. Constipation is seen in botulism and not diarrhea.
b. Diplopia, dysphagia, dysarthria, dry mouth, dilated pupils and descending symmetric flaccid paralysis are seen.
c. There are no sensory deficits.
d. No altered mentation.
e. Deep tendon reflexes may be normal or decreased. Gag reflex is suppressed.