Volume 10, Number 9—September 2004
Laboratory Exposures to Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
|Signs and symptoms||Event 1a (1963) N = 2||Event 2b (1963) N = 4||Event 3 (1964) N = 10||Total (%)|
|Retrosternal or chest pain||ND||3||5||8/14 (57.1)|
|Abdominal cramps||ND||1||2||3/14 (21.4)|
|Pharyngeal injection||ND||2||3||5/14 (35.7)|
|Rhinorrhea, postnasal drip, or sinus congestion||ND||2||2||4/14 (28.6)|
|Sore throat||ND||1||2||3/14 (21.4)|
|Conjunctival injection||ND||2||2||4/14 (28.6)|
|Burning eyes||ND||0||1||1/14 (7.1)|
|Flushed face||ND||1||0||1/14 (7.1)|
aOnly occupational summary reports reviewed (medical records not available).
bNo records available on the one nonhospitalized symptomatic person.
cND, no data.
dLoose stools noted in one person in the second and the third events.
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