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Bacterial Food Poisoning

Jessica Mason, MD and Mel Herbert, MD MBBS FAAEM
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Bacterial Food Poisoning

Jessica Mason MD and Mel Herbert MD

  • Caused by bacteria with preformed toxins
  • Bacillus cereus
    • Reheated fried rice
  • E. coli
    • Traveller’s diarrhea
  • Clostridium perfringens
    • Contaminated meat and poultry
  • Vibrio cholera
    • Contaminated water or shellfish
    • Watery diarrhea
    • Dehydration
    • Metabolic acidosis
    • Rehydration therapy
  • Scombroid
    • Tuna, mackerel, and mahi mahi
    • Histamine release
    • Metallic or peppery taste
  • Ciguatera
    • Snapper, barracuda and grouper
    • Paresthesias
    • Reversal of hot/cold perception

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