bacterial food poisoning


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bac·te·ri·al food poi·son·ing

a term commonly used to refer to conditions limited to enteritis or gastroenteritis (excluding the enteric fevers and the dysenteries) caused by bacterial multiplication itself or by a soluble bacterial exotoxin.

bac·te·ri·al food poi·son·ing

(bak-tēr'ē-ăl fūd poy'zŏn-ing)
A term commonly used to refer to conditions limited to enteritis or gastroenteritis (excluding the enteric fevers and the dysenteries) caused by bacterial multiplication itself or by a soluble bacterial exotoxin.

bac·te·ri·al food poi·son·ing

(bak-tēr'ē-ăl fūd poy'zŏn-ing)
Term commonly used to refer to conditions limited to enteritis or gastroenteritis (excluding the enteric fevers and the dysenteries) caused by bacterial multiplication itself or by a soluble bacterial exotoxin.
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When these drugs were approved for animals in 1995, only 1 percent of Campylobacter, the most common cause of bacterial food poisoning, was resistant to fluoroquinolones.
Acute infectious diarrheal diseases and bacterial food poisoning. In: Harrison's principles of internal medicine.
Bacterial food poisoning is by far the most common.
Dr Arora said washing hands frequently and avoiding eating in places where hygiene could be compromised were the best safeguards but added that between 70 to 80 per cent of bacterial food poisoning cases could be self-treated.
The number of cases of bacterial food poisoning in Merseyside is usually between one and nine a week,but 21 cases have been reported together.
People who have had bacterial food poisoning may have potential for illness other than just the temporary inconvenience of diarrhea and vomiting.
A number of appendices deal with consumer protection legislation, bacterial food poisoning, vitamins, food additives and weights and measures.
The chapters are entitled: Introduction; Infective bacterial food poisoning; Toxic bacterial food poisoning; Other bacterial pathogens; Mycotoxic fungi; Viruses and protozoa; Laboratory diagnosis; Epidemiology; Microbiological control of food production; and Food safety and food legislation.