Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 21st, 2009
"We reviewed Alaska records of foodborne outbreaks of botulism that occurred during 1959-2007 to examine the period after ingestion during which toxin was detected. Of 64 cases with toxin-positive serum, toxin was detected up to 11 days after ingestion," wrote R.P. Fagan and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "The...
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