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Definition: 'Staphylococcus Food Poisoning'

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Staphylococcus food poisoning

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. outbreaks commonly caused by staphylococcal enterotoxin and characterized by an abrupt onset of gastroenteritis within several hours after ingestion of the food contaminated with the preformed exotoxin; vomiting is usually more severe and diarrhea less severe than in infectious forms of bacterial food poisoning.

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