alimentary toxic aleukia (ATA) toxicosis

al·i·men·ta·ry tox·ic aleu·kia (ATA) tox·i·co·sis

(al'i-men'tăr-ē tok'sik ā-lū'kē-ă tok'si-kō'sis)
A form of toxicosis caused by ingestion of grain contaminated with any of several kinds of trichothecene mycotoxins; characterized by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, leukopenia (aleukia), hemorrhaging, skin inflammation, and, in severe cases, death.
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