Accession Number:

ADA129634

Title:

Food Poisoning

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL RESEARCH INST OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES FORT DETRICK MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-05-16

Pagination or Media Count:

16.0

Abstract:

This is a chapter describing medical therapy methods for food poisonings. These include Staphylococcal enterotoxemia and other bacterial enterotoxemias due to contamination of food by preformed toxins, botulism, mushroom poisoning and other poisons of plant origin, poisons of fungus origin including ergotism and mycotoxin poisoning, shellfish poisoning and poisons from other aquatic animals, gastroenteritis due to toxin secreting or invasive bacteria.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Toxicology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE