pathogens

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Author:
brogdert
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51369
Filename:
pathogens
Updated:
2010-11-23 15:14:50
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Foodborne Waterborne Intoxications
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  1. Foodborne & Waterborne Intoxications
    • Botulism
    • Staphylococcal Food Poisoning
    • Clostridial Food Poisoning
  2. Botulism
    • Mostdangerous food poisoning
    • Clostridium botulinum
    • Gram+ anaerobic sporeformer
    • Exotoxininhibits release of acetylcholine – no muscle contraction – respiratoryparalysis
  3. Staphylococal Food Poisoning
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Gram+ coccus
    • Secondmost common food poisoning in U.S.
    • Exotoxin= enterotoxin
  4. Clostridial Food Poisoning
    • Clostridium perfringens
    • Gram+ anaerobic sporeformer
    • Spores contaminate food – germinate - exotoxin

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