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Summary of botulism cases reported in 2004
  • Published Date:
    12/19/07
  • 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.
  • Description:
    A total of 138 cases of botulism intoxication were reported to CDC in 2004. Among the 14 cases of foodborne intoxication, toxin type A accounted for 12 (86%) cases and toxin type E for 2 (14%) cases. The median age of patients was 41 years. No deaths were reported. There were 2 multi-case outbreaks. They were caused by pruno, a bootleg prison-made alcoholic beverage, and home-canned mushrooms, respectively.

    At head of title: APPENDIX A.

    File named: Botulism_CSTE_2004.pdf

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