You can prevent most cases of food poisoning by being careful when preparing and storing food. Wash your hands and working surfaces while preparing food, cook foods to safe temperatures, and refrigerate foods promptly.
The symptoms of food poisoning usually affect your stomach and intestines (gastrointestinal tract). The first symptom is usually diarrhea. Other symptoms include feeling sick to your stomach (nausea), vomiting, and abdominal cramps.
A toxoplasmosis is a blood test that checks for antibodies to the Toxoplasma gondiiparasite. Your body's natural defense system (immune system) will make these antibodies only if you have been infected by this tiny parasite.
What is shigellosis?Shigellosis is a type of food poisoning caused by infection with the shigella bacterium. Every year, about 18, 000 cases of shigellosis are reported in the United States.1 It is more common in summer than winter. Children ages 2 to 4 are most likely to get the condition. What causes shigellosis?Shigellosis is spread when the bacteria in feces (stool) or on soiled fingers are ..