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Publication POISONING OF DUCKS BY CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM TYPE C  

Update Date: [2013-11-05]

NO.: 18
 
Reportno.

AHRI report No.18

Topic

POISONING OF DUCKS BY CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM TYPE C

Department

1 Taiwan Animal Health Research Institute
2.NationalInstituteofAniina1Hea1th,Jan
3, Dept. of Foxesiry and Agthiltuxe Taiwan Provincial Government
4. Livestcck Disease Centrol Center of Taichung Prefecture

Author

Y.S. Lu 1RycaAzum.Y. Chiu3.Q. Peng3S. Wei4)A.B. Uu43J.F. Uni ;YL. L& $.Y. YangC.H. Wang

Summary

Poisoning of ducks c%xuntl in 14 duck ranches with 22,,450 ducks and 29 turkeys at 3 towns, Long-Gin, Wu-Chi, and Ta An, Taic]iung Cc,unty on Oct. 4, 1981. Seventy thousand two hundral and thirty (32%) of them were discarded within 4 days of outbreak. Toxin of C.btu]inum type C was isolaal form mi]kfish but not form the feed. This was the fust case of Qost-idium botulinum type C conminate{ rniikfish pcisoning in Taiwan

Keyword

Clostridium bctuIinumo&ning;Taithung