Corpus ID: 22317607

[First outbreak of botulism caused by Clostridium botulinum subtype Af].

  title={[First outbreak of botulism caused by Clostridium botulinum subtype Af].},
  author={R. Fern{\'a}ndez and A. S. Ciccarelli and G. Arenas and D. F. Gim{\'e}nez},
  journal={Revista Argentina de microbiologia},
  volume={18 1},
In December 1982 an outbreak of foodborne botulism presumably produced by the ingestion of home-made pickled trout occurred in San Rafael, province of Mendoza, Argentina. The toxin detected in blood serum and feces samples of the sole affected patient was preliminarily typed as a plain type A. A strain of Clostridium botulinum was isolated from feces which, after culture by the dialysis method, produced 1 x 10(7) LD50/mouse per ml. Quantitative neutralization tests carried out at different… Expand
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