Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning
Staphylococcus aureus food poisoningInfectious disease A state of abrupt onset–4 to 6 hrs–caused by ingesting food contaminated by a S aureus toxin, usually linked to a food handler and carrier Suspect foods Desserts, salads, baked goods, custards, mayonnaise, cream-rich desserts, served or stored at room temperature. See Carrier.
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