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What infectious disease could a patient have if bacillus cereus are present?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Food poisoning

Bacillus cereus causes food poisoning.
It often presents with the "fried rice syndrome": a bout of vomiting after eating improperly cooked, refrigerated, or reheated rice. It can also cause diarrhea. It gets better on its own.

In brief: Food poisoning

Bacillus cereus causes food poisoning.
It often presents with the "fried rice syndrome": a bout of vomiting after eating improperly cooked, refrigerated, or reheated rice. It can also cause diarrhea. It gets better on its own.
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