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Summary of botulism cases reported in 2002
  • Published Date:
    11/19/07
  • Language:
    English
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Foodborne Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases.
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  • Description:
    A total of 130 cases of botulism intoxication were reported to CDC in 2002. Among the 21 cases of foodborne intoxication, toxin type E accounted for 14 (67%) cases, toxin type A for 5 (24%) cases, and toxin type B for 2 (9%) cases. The median age of patients was 49 years; no deaths were reported. There were 3 multicase outbreaks, all associated with Alaskan native foods.

    At head of title: APPENDIX A.

    File named: Botulism_CSTE_2002.pdf

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