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Disease Foodborne Diseases

Name Foodborne Diseases
Synonyms Disease, Foodborne | Disease, Food-borne | Diseases, Foodborne | Diseases, Food-borne | Food-borne Disease | Foodborne Disease | Food borne Diseases | Food-borne Diseases | Food borne Illnesses | Food-borne Illnesses | Foodborne Illnesses | Food Poisoning | Food Poisonings | Illnesses, Foodborne | Illnesses, Food-borne | Poisoning, Food | Poisonings, Food
Definition Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.
MeSH® ID D005517

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DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Foodborne Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Foodborne Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Botulism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Ciguatera Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Favism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Mushroom Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Salmonella Food Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Shellfish Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Staphylococcal Food Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes