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Volume 10, Number 9—September 2004

Research

Foodborne Botulism in the United States, 1990–2000

Jeremy Sobel*Comments to Author , Nicole Tucker*, Alana Sulka*, Joseph McLaughlin*†1, and Susan Maslanka*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; †Alaska State Department of Health and Social Services, Anchorage, Alaska, USA

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Table 2

Toxin types of foodborne botulism cases and events in the United States, 1990–2000

Toxin type No. cases (%) No. events (%)
A 130 (50) 80 (50)
B 27 (10) 23 (14)
E 97 (37) 52 (33)
F 3 (1) 3 (1)
Unknown 6 (2) 5 (2)
Total 263 (100) 160 (100)

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