staphylococcal enterotoxin B
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sta·phy·lo·coc·cal en·ter·o·tox·in B(SEB) (staf'i-lō-kok'ăl en'tĕr-ō-toks'in)
A toxin produced by Staphylococcus aureus and developed as a military toxin agent designed to induce temporary incapacitation. Ingestion leads to a gastrointestinal syndrome, whereas respiratory effects predominate after inhalation. SEB is considered a Category B agent by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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