Answer to Question #113536 in Microbiology for Ibrahim jibrin

Question #113536
Recently, there was a report about an outbreak with individuals complaining of
symptoms of diarrhea, blurred vision, malaise, difficulty in swallowing and speaking,
nausea and vomiting after consuming from a canned drink.What organism would you suspect to be responsible considering the product implicated and outline sequentially the steps you would take to confirm the etiologic agent responsible for the disease.
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Expert's answer
2020-05-08T14:53:35-0400

Clostridium botulinum is the organism, which is responsible for these symptoms.

The following steps must be taken to confirm the etiologic agent:

1.Collecting biological material from the patient.

2.Carrying out express diagnostics by the ELISA method, imunofluorescence or PCR.


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