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Outbreak of fatal mushroom poisoning with Amanita franchetii and Ramaria rufescens.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21686856     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mushroom poisoning continues to occur worldwide. We report a cluster of sudden death in two villages of the Gan County, Jiangxi Province, People's Republic of China in September 2005. Extensive investigations on the clinical presentation, epidemiological features, food and water sources have led to the identification of mushroom poisoning. Each of the 10 patients ate wild mushrooms, identified as Amanita franchetii and Ramaria rufescens, and suffered gastrointestinal symptoms prior to sudden deaths.
Authors:
Liang Huang; Xue Lan Liu; Chun Shui Cao; Qing Ying
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-02-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-20     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
First Affiliated Hospital, Nanchang University, Department of Emergency Medicine, The YongWai street 17#, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, PR China.
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