enterotoxin


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en·ter·o·tox·in

 (ĕn′tə-rō-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A toxin produced by bacteria that is specific for intestinal cells and causes the vomiting and diarrhea associated with food poisoning.

enterotoxin

(ˌɛntərəʊˈtɒksɪn)
n
(Pathology) a toxin that originates in the intestine, causing vomiting and diarrhoea

en•ter•o•tox•in

(ˌɛn tə roʊˈtɒk sɪn)

n.
a toxic substance produced by certain bacteria that on ingestion causes violent vomiting and diarrhea.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enterotoxin - a cytotoxin specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa
cytotoxin - any substance that has a toxic effect on cells
staphylococcal enterotoxin - a soluble exotoxin produced by some strains of staphylococcus; a cause of food poisoning
Translations

en·ter·o·tox·in

n. enterotoxina, toxina producida en el intestino.

enterotoxin

n enterotoxina
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Those samples were collected and submitted to the Michigan Department of Community Health laboratory for both bacterial analyses and enterotoxin identification through polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
In previous reported cases of MRSA enterocolitis, few authors reported the presence of Staphylococcus toxins, mainly enterotoxin A.
One of these, staphylococcal enterotoxin type E (SEE), has been associated with outbreaks in the United States, the United Kingdom, and France.
8) described a thermostable cytotoxin, which is composed of three LPS-binding proteins, serologically related to the cholera enterotoxin.
The fabric will be able to block chemical threats like sulfur mustard (a blister agent), GD and VX nerve agents, toxins such as staphylococcal enterotoxin, and even spores like anthrax.
perfringens enterotoxin (CPE), which causes symptoms associated with several common gastrointestinal diseases (McClane, 2007; Gao and McClane, 2012).
perfringens enterotoxin gene and gave characteristic bands at 233 bp [31] Table (3) and Figures(3, 4).
Infections with bacteria and viruses cause diarrhea mainly through enterotoxins which activate secretory processes, cholera enterotoxin is the prototype toxin.