Food Poisoning

Introduction Food poisoning is a  spectrum of disorders arising from: Infections acquired by eating contaminated food Clinical problems that result from eating food contaminated with toxins Clinical sequelae from inherently poisonous animals, plants or mushrooms Clinical forms: Staphylococcal food poisoning: Food is contaminated by S. aureus when prepared unhygienically by individuals who are carriers Subsequent … Read more


What is fever? A fever is an increase in body temperature above normal in response to an infection, inflammation, drug reactions, or other disease conditions such as cancer and arthritis. In figure, an oral and rectal temperature measurements of 38ºC and 38.2ºC  respectively or more is fever. Fever is also called a high temperature, hyperthermia, … Read more