Any disease or lesion caused by the action of a toxin.
Synonym(s): toxonosis
[toxin + G. -osis, condition]
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This bacterium causes a wide range of clinical infections, ranging from common infections such as skin and soft tissue infections to septicemia, pneumonia, and toxinosis [3,4].
In the field of cholera, the crucial stumbling block was the erroneous dogma of systemic toxinosis.
One citation from 1959 reported that De's result could not be replicated, and proceeded to present a complicated model of toxinosis based on endotoxin, mucinase, and acetic acid to add to the bewildering range of contradictory studies already in the literature (20).