Studies on fermented corn flour poisoning in rural areas of China. I. Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Pathology.

@article{Meng1988StudiesOF,
  title={Studies on fermented corn flour poisoning in rural areas of China. I. Epidemiology, Clinical Manifestations, and Pathology.},
  author={Zhigang Meng and Qingqi Pei and Jian-Ping Jin and Yuhua Zhang and Xiu-mei Liu and X Yiang and Hong-yu Ren},
  journal={Biomedical and environmental sciences : BES},
  year={1988},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          101-4
        }
}
An outbreak of a new type of fatal food poisoning has been reported in different parts of the People's Republic of China. Liver, kidney, heart, and brain were the main target organs, and the overall fatality of intoxicated individuals was 38.2%. Evidence obtained from epidemiological studies and animal tests indicates that the food poisoning was caused by the consumption of homemade fermented corn flour products. 

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