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- Tarkhashvili, N.; Chokheli, M.; Chubinidze, M.; Abazashvili, N.; Chakvetadze, N.; Imnadze, P.; Kretsinger, K.; Varma, J.; Sobel, J.
- Journal of food protection 2015 v.78 no.4 pp. 746-750
- jars, etc ; Clostridium botulinum; aspirin; boiling; botulism; canning; confidence interval; food preparation; garlic; green leafy vegetables; home food preservation; household surveys; households; ingestion; ingredients; neurotoxins; odds ratio; questionnaires; regression analysis; risk; risk reduction; vinegars; Republic of Georgia; Show all 23 Subjects
- ... Foodborne botulism is a severe, paralytic illness caused by ingestion of preformed neurotoxins produced by Clostridium botulinum. In 2003, we conducted a population-based household survey of home canning practices to explore marked regional variations in botulism incidence in the Republic of Georgia (ROG). We designed a cluster sampling scheme and subdivided each of the 10 regions of the ROG into ...
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