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Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B

  • David L. Blazes
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Abstract

Toxins are biologically derived substances that adversely affect living organisms. An astounding number of toxins produced by animals, plants, and bacteria are harmful to humans. Toxins cause food poisonings and envenomations, bleeding disorders, and neurological dysfunction. They act via many diverse mechanisms and produce some of the most dramatic illnesses in humans.

Keywords

Inhalational Exposure Toxic Shock Syndrome Staphylococcal Enterotoxin Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis 
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