food-borne botulism

food-borne botulism

See botulism.
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A survey on the clinical presentations in food-borne botulism for patients refering to Razi Hospital during 2001-2006.
Food-borne botulism is also known as "classical" botulism, as it was the first form of the disease described in literature.
Food-borne botulism usually results from ingestion of food that has become contaminated with spores in an anaerobic environment.
Only about 10 to 30 cases of food-borne botulism are reported each year, but can be fatal if not treated quickly and properly.
After nearly six months in a Portland hospital, recovering from a bout with food-borne botulism that left him paralyzed but fully alert, McKinney returned to Eugene on Friday and was admitted to Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Two days after the whale was found, a physician reported three suspected cases of food-borne botulism.
It seems that after finding a dead adult beluga on the shore, they harvested the skin and pink blubber in its tail, refrigerated it, and later ate it raw Two days after the whale was found, a physician reported three suspected cases of food-borne botulism.
Alaska was chosen as a test location for evaluation on patients with potential botulinum toxin exposure (botulism) since the state has the highest incidence of food-borne botulism in the United States.
Food-borne botulism is exceedingly rare in the United States, mainly because most people eat fresh food or food that's been properly preserved.

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