A botulism outbreak from roasted canned mushrooms.

Abstract:

:Food-borne botulism is a rare disease that results from ingestion of the toxins produced by Clostridium botulinum. The most common cause of the disease is the consumption of home-canned foods prepared under inappropriate conditions, especially in rural environments. In this report, a food-borne botulism outbreak potentially caused by roasted home-canned mushrooms is evaluated and the major reasons for delayed diagnosis are emphasized. The clinical features, symptoms and prognosis of the five botulism patients involved in this outbreak are presented. The clinical progressions, treatments, durations of mechanical ventilation, intensive care unit stays and hospital stays of the three patients admitted to Akdeniz University Hospital are reported.

journal_name

Hum Exp Toxicol

authors

Cengiz M,Yilmaz M,Dosemeci L,Ramazanoglu A

doi

10.1191/0960327106ht614oa

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2006-05-01 00:00:00

pages

273-8

issue

5

eissn

0960-3271

issn

1477-0903

journal_volume

25

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