Case Report on A Botulism Intoxication-Taipei City

T.E. Tai

1990 Vol.6 NO.11

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At 4:30 pm, 19 September 1990, a suspected case of botulism intoxication was reported by a hospital in Taipei. Preliminary laboratory testing of the fecal specimen of the case by the National Institute of Preventive Medicine, the Department of Health, showed if to be positive for type A botulinal toxin. Members of FETP visited the hospital in the morning of 20 September to talk with ICU physicians and family members of the patient to obtain epidemiological data.