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Multilocus outbreak of foodborne botulism linked to contaminated sausage in Hebei province, China.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20569065     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 2007, an outbreak of foodborne botulism occurred in Hebei province, China. An epidemiological investigation and laboratory detection studies showed that sausage contaminated by type A Clostridium botulinum caused this outbreak of food poisoning. Its clinical and epidemiological features were different from previous reports of food poisoning.
Shouyin Zhang; Yong Wang; Shaofu Qiu; Yonghui Dong; Yuanyong Xu; Deyong Jiang; Xiuping Fu; Jingshan Zhang; Jinrong He; Leili Jia; Ligui Wang; Chuanfu Zhang; Yansong Sun; Hongbin Song
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1537-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-05     Completed Date:  2010-11-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9203213     Medline TA:  Clin Infect Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  322-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
National Institute for Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China.
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MeSH Terms
Botulinum Toxin Type A / analysis,  blood
Botulism / epidemiology*
Child, Preschool
China / epidemiology
Clostridium botulinum / isolation & purification*
Disease Outbreaks*
Feces / chemistry,  microbiology
Food Microbiology*
Foodborne Diseases / epidemiology*
Middle Aged
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Botulinum Toxin Type A

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