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Multilocus Outbreak of Foodborne Botulism Linked to Contaminated Sausage in Hebei Province, China

Shouyin Zhang, Yong Wang, Shaofu Qiu, Yonghui Dong, Yuanyong Xu, Deyong Jiang, Xiuping Fu, Jingshan Zhang, Jinrong He, Leili Jia, Ligui Wang, Chuanfu Zhang, Yansong Sun and Hongbin Song

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 51, issue 3, pages 322-325
Published in print August 2010 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online August 2010 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/653945
Multilocus Outbreak of Foodborne Botulism Linked to Contaminated Sausage in Hebei Province, China

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In 2007, an outbreak of foodborne botulism occurred in Hebei province, China. An epidemiological investigation and laboratory detection studies showed that sausage contaminated by type A Clostridium botulinum caused this outbreak of food poisoning. Its clinical and epidemiological features were different from previous reports of food poisoning.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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