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Summary of botulism cases reported in 2003
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    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Foodborne Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases.
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    A total of 126 cases of botulism intoxication were reported to CDC in 2003. Among the 8 cases of foodborne intoxication, toxin type A accounted for 5 (63%) cases, toxin type E accounted for 2 (25%) cases, and toxin type F for 1 (12%) case. The median age of patients was 47 years; two deaths were reported. There were two multicase outbreaks; one in Utah, in which no food vehicle was identified and the other in Alaska, in which the food vehicle

    was fermented fish heads

    At head of title: APPENDIX A.

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