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incidence of clostridium botulinum type e in salmon and other marine fish in the pacific northwest.salmon, sole, cod, oysters, clams, and crabs from ocean waters along the coast of oregon and washington were examined for the presence of clostridium botulinum type e. the organism was detected by identification of the type e toxin in enrichment cultures of the viscera of individual fish. of 369 salmon specimens, 48 yielded cultures containing toxin lethal to mice, and almost half of the toxic cultures were shown to contain botulinal toxin, chiefly type e. eighteen of 113 sole and cod specimens, ...19684869616
three outbreaks of foodborne botulism caused by unsafe home canning of vegetables-ohio and washington, 2008 and 2009.foodborne botulism is a potentially fatal paralytic illness caused by ingestion of neurotoxin produced by the spore-forming bacterium clostridium botulinum. historically, home-canned vegetables have been the most common cause of botulism outbreaks in the united states. during 2008 and 2009, the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) and state and local health departments in ohio and washington state investigated three outbreaks caused by unsafe home canning of vegetables. we analyzed ...201122186049
type e botulism. report of an outbreak in washington. 196414084832
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