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An outbreak of type C botulism in broiler chickens.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  327671     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An outbreak of type C botulism involving three-week-old broiler chickens on deep litter is described. No direct source of toxin was found. Cl botulinum type C was distributed widely in the litter, and several thousand per gram were demonstrated both in the litter and in the intestinal contents of chicken.
Authors:
J L Smart; T A Roberts
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary record     Volume:  100     ISSN:  0042-4900     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Rec.     Publication Date:  1977 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-08-12     Completed Date:  1977-08-12     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0031164     Medline TA:  Vet Rec     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  378-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed
Animals
Botulinum Toxins / blood
Botulism / epidemiology,  microbiology,  veterinary*
Chickens*
Clostridium botulinum / isolation & purification
Disease Outbreaks / veterinary*
Food Microbiology
Poultry Diseases / epidemiology*,  microbiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Botulinum Toxins

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