Glossary of MBIOS final

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Food sources: raw or undercooked poultry, untreated water, unpasteurized milk.
Signs and symptoms: diarrhea (often bloody), abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, fever, tiredness; sometimes there are no symptoms
camplybacter jejuni
Food sources: home-canned foods with low acid content such as asparagus
Signs/Symptoms: Double vision, drooping eyelids, weak muscles.
Clostridium botulinum
Food sources: luncheon meats, hot dogs
Signs/symptoms: severe headaches, stillbirths
Listeria monocytogenes
Food sources: raw poultry, eggs, handling pets
signs/symptoms: diarrhea, fever, abdominal cramps, headaches
Food sources: mollusks (sea shit), fecal oral, soft drinks
Signs/symptoms: jaundice, abdominal pain
hepatitis A virus
food sources: contaminated water
signs/symptoms: diarrhea, greasy stools, dehydration
Giardia intestinalis (protozoa)
food sources: wheat, flour, peanuts, soybeans
Signs/symptoms: liver damage, perhaps leading to cancer
aspergillus flavus (produces aflatoxin)

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