geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Outbreak of botulism in Kenyan nomads


, : Outbreak of botulism in Kenyan nomads. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 73(2): 145-148

During disease surveillance in Kenya, a series of deaths were investigated among a group of nomadic Gabra in Marsabit. The cause was identified as botulism (Clostridium botulinum Type A), contracted from sour milk prepared traditionally in a gourd. Reported outbreaks of botulism in Africa would appear to be extremely rare.

US$29.90

PMID: 573988


Other references

Reznik, M.; Betz, E.H., 1967: Influence of preliminary local irradiation on the regeneratory capacity of skeletal striated muscle. In the adult mouse and rabbit, a single local irradiation (750 or 1500 R Rx) is able to induce a latent lesion in the normal striated muscle. This lesion does show up when the muscle is induced to regenerate after a delay varying from 4 hr. to 10...

Lehnert, F.; Pallot, J.L.; D.F.ejacques, C.; Marc, F.; Agostini, M.M.; Kleinknecht, D., 1992: Severe recurrent digestive hemorrhage caused by cholesterol crystal embolism. Presse Medicale 21(6): 270-270

Shimada, M.; Kawamoto, S.; Hirose, Y.; Nakanishi, M.; Watanabe, H.; Watanabe, M., 1994: Regional differences in glucose transport in the mouse hippocampus. In order to observe glucose transport into the brain, 6-(N-(7-nitrobenz-2-oxa-1,3-diazol-4-yl)amino)-6-deoxyglucose (NBDG), a non-metabolizable and fluorescent glucose analogue, was injected intravenously into mice. After ascertaining that this gl...

Bijhouwer, A.P.C.; Donath, W.F., 1936: Chemical composition and nutritive value of ripe mango fruits. The ripe fruits of 6 principal mango varieties of Java were analysed and compared with foreign mangoes weighing at least 350 grams and containing 70% pulp. An analysis of the skin is also given for the first time in mango literature. Total sugar o...

Sakai M.; Suzuki M.; Yajima H.; Ajima H.; Shiomi S.; Nishizawa S.; Matsuzaki H.; Amakusa B.; Hirai H.; E.A., 1982: Echo cardiographic studies on cardiac function in hemo dialysis patients. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology 8(SUPPL 1): 169

Suzuki H.; Konno K., 1970: Basic studies on anti fouling by ultrasonic waves for ships bottom fouling organisms part 1 influences of ultrasonic waves on the larvae of barnacles balanus amphitrite hawaiiensis and mussels mytilus edulis. Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries 56(1-2): 31-48

Afonin, K.A.; Desai, R.; Viard, M.; Kireeva, M.L.; Bindewald, E.; Case, C.L.; Maciag, A.E.; Kasprzak, W.K.; Kim, T.; Sappe, A.; Stepler, M.; Kewalramani, V.N.; Kashlev, M.; Blumenthal, R.; Shapiro, B.A., 2014: Co-transcriptional production of RNA-DNA hybrids for simultaneous release of multiple split functionalities. Control over the simultaneous delivery of different functionalities and their synchronized intracellular activation can greatly benefit the fields of RNA and DNA biomedical nanotechnologies and allow for the production of nanoparticles and various...

Fang, Y.; Durgerian, S.; Basarsky, T.A.; Haydon, P.G., 1994: GTP-binding proteins: necessary components of the presynaptic terminal for synaptic transmission and its modulation. Using synapses that form between somata of Helisoma neurons in cell culture, we have studied the presynaptic regulation of synaptic transmission. Guanosine 5'-triphosphate (GTP)-binding proteins play critical roles in regulating synaptic tran...

Neumann L., 1983: Tensiometry with tension registration of a weak response time constant for automatic registration of tension of soil drainage. Archiv fuer Acker-und Pflanzenbau und Bodenkunde 27(2): 89-98

Park JeWon; Shon DongHwa; Kim YoungBae, 2003: Application of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for detecting mold contamination in agricultural commodities and comparison with conventional assays. Mould contamination in agricultural commodities including grains, grain-based foods, fruits, and vegetables was investigated by two analytical methods. One method employed a mixed monoclonal antibody sandwich ELISA for detection of Aspergillus, Pe...