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harmful exotoxin that binds to MHC II antigen T-cell and produced inflammatory compounds
toxin composed by the A (active) and B (binding) components when cell is engulfed, A is liberated and damages the cell
Disease that is caused by the ingestion of a food with a toxin (usually bacterial) causing vomiting/diarreah in about 4-8 h, lasts 24-48 h
group of symptoms usually caused by gastrointestinal infection, such as cramps, diarrhea, vomiting, weaknesses, etc
Disease caused by the ingestion of a food contaminated with viable bact, that reproduce in the GI tract causing fever, diarrhea, vomiting, cramps
Humoral Immune System
Defense of the body that includes the production of different immunoglobulins, such as IgG, IgA, IgH
Attachment and Effacement
System by which EPEC colonizes the intestinal tract by attaching to the int. cell with capsule and sloughing off the lining of the intestine
is when the membrane of the intestinal cell forms a pseudopod with actin in order to start the engulfing of bacteria
time in minutes required to destroy a given number of the organisms in a specfic food product at 250F (121C)
Viable cells consumed, relatively long onset for symptoms, relatively long duration, fever common symptom
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