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What are the causes of food borne illnesses?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Bacteria/toxins
Most are due to eating a toxin produced by a bacteria e.
g. Staph (causes fever, lots of vomiting, diarrhea), or ingesting a dose of bacteria itself, e.g. Salmonella, campylobacter. Foods contaminated by fecal or disease causing bacteria (even organic), undercooked to kill bacteria present, served by handlers with poor hygiene (eew) transmit disease. Bad water, hygiene spreads parasite, viral infect.

In brief: Bacteria/toxins
Most are due to eating a toxin produced by a bacteria e.
g. Staph (causes fever, lots of vomiting, diarrhea), or ingesting a dose of bacteria itself, e.g. Salmonella, campylobacter. Foods contaminated by fecal or disease causing bacteria (even organic), undercooked to kill bacteria present, served by handlers with poor hygiene (eew) transmit disease. Bad water, hygiene spreads parasite, viral infect.
Dr. Arthur Heller
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
In brief: Food
In appropriately washed, heated, boiled or cooked food, food eaten more than 4 hours after being outside etc.

In brief: Food
In appropriately washed, heated, boiled or cooked food, food eaten more than 4 hours after being outside etc.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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