All the cities along the Mississippi River had been marked as contaminated to some extent.
2, 3) likes water contaminated by the visits of cattle or the drainings of manure.
[Lord Kelvin's formula (I) may be applied to find the surf acetension of a clean or contaminated liquid from observations upon the length of waves of known periodic time, travelling over the surface.
Both the air and the water in their neighbourhood were contaminated thereby.
Galena (q.v.), the principal lead ore, has a world-wide distribution, and is always contaminated with silver sulphide, the proportion of noble metal varying from about o of or less to o 3%, and in rare cases coming up to 2 or i %.
Pure lead is far more readily corroded than a metal contaminated with 1% or even less of antimony or copper.
28 became "contaminated " by the legend of St Joseph of Arimathaea and the Holy Grail, and took the form given in Roger of Wendover and Matthew Paris.
Since all sulphuretted copper ores (and these are of the most economic importance) are invariably contaminated with arsenic and antimony, it is necessary to eliminate these impurities, as far as possible, at a very early stage.
The rubber is usually dark in colour and is often contaminated with proteid impurities derived from the latex.
Conditions of a contaminated surface may easily be distinguished, upon all of which camphor fragments spin vigorously.
When amongst the litter of a properly mated, highly bred fox-terrier, pups are found with long bodies and thick short legs and feet, breeders are disposed to excuse the result by the supposition that the bitch has been contaminated by some earlier mating.
The slag and metal produced are then run off and the latter is cast into bars; these are in general contaminated with iron, arsenic, copper and other impurities.
on the ground that all the earlier copies had been contaminated by the Latin - almost reversing the teaching of Bentley.
Owing to the fact that at temperatures between its melting and boiling point zinc has a strong affinity for iron, it is often contaminated by the scraper while being drawn from the condenser, as is shown by the fact that the scraper wears away rapidly.
- Lead contaminated with small proportions of antimony is more highly proof against sulphuric acid than the pure metal.
is the best representative of H, but it has been contaminated by the Egyptian versions, and sometimes by the K and I texts and by Origen, though not to any great extent.
If a drop of oil stands in lenticular form upon a surface of water, it is because the water-surface is already contaminated with a greasy film.
Such clothing is not necessarily infectious; indeed, the probability is that it is not, unless contaminated by discharges.
As quarried or mined free sulphur is always contaminated with limestone, gypsum, clay, &c.; the principle underlying its extraction from these impurities is one of simple liquation, i.e.
These people live under the poorest conditions, by doing smith's work; they speak among themselves a Romani dialect, much contaminated with Arabic in its vocabulary.
Ficino differed from the majority of his contemporaries in this that, while he felt the influence of antiquity no less strongly than they did, he never lost his faith in Christianity, or contaminated his morals by contact with paganism.
If, according to the present method of winning the metal, a bath containing silica as well as alumina is submitted to electrolysis, both oxides are dissociated, and as silicon is a very undesirable impurity, an alumina contaminated with silica is not suited for reduction.
Such pyrites sulphur is usually contaminated with arsenic, and conse- quently is of less value than Sicilian sulphur, which is characteristically free from this impurity.
The older methods used for the preparation of the amorphous form, namely the decomposition of silicon halides or silicofluorides by the alkali metals, or of silica by magnesium, do not give good results, since' the silicon obtained is always contaminated with various impurities, but a pure variety may be prepared according to E.
Commercial red lead is frequently contaminated with this oxide, which may, however, be removed by repeated digestion with lead acetate.
The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.
Never use yellow or contaminated kerosene.
The crude metal obtained by the preceding processes is generally contaminated by arsenic, sulphur, iron, nickel, cobalt and antimony, and sometimes with silver or gold.
Thus malaria and sand-fly fever, dysentery, typhoid and paratyphoid fever, cholera, smallpox, and occasionally typhus fever, eye diseases, oriental sores and indeed any disease conveyed by impure water, flies, contaminated dust or the contagion of sufferers from infectious diseases, are prevalent in the inhabited places along the Persian Gulf, and precautions must always be taken to guard against them.
So far from attempting to raise their standard of spiritual life, or even leaving it to ordinary intercourse to gradually bring about a certain community of intellectual culture and religious sentiment, they deliberately set up artificial barriers in order to prevent their own traditional modes of worship from being contaminated with the obnoxious practices of the servile race.
Children who eat soil contaminated with feces are at risk.
A few rotten apples had effectively contaminated the whole barrel.
Second in importance is the carbonate, calamine (q.v.) or zinc spar, which at one time was the principal ore; it almost invariably contains the carbonates of cadmium, iron, manganese, magnesium and calcium, and may be contaminated with clay, oxides of iron, galena and calcite; "white calamine" owes its colour to much clay; "red calamine" to admixed iron and manganese oxides.
The air was continually returned and circulated until it was too much contaminated with carbonic acid to be further used, a condition which limited the use of the apparatus to a very short period.
This second method of production has the great drawback that, unless proper precautions are taken to purify the gas obtained from the copper acetylide, it is always contaminated with certain chlorine derivatives of acetylene.
Contaminated as it was with potassium and with platinum from the crucible, the metal formed a grey powder and was far from pure; but in 1845 he improved his process and succeeded in producing metallic globules wherewith he examined its chief properties, and prepared several compounds hitherto unknown.
The process described by Quincke is somewhat elaborate; but there is little difficulty in repeating the experiment if the mistake be avoided of using a free surface already contaminated, as almost inevitably happens when the mercury is poured from an ordinary bottle.
The ordinary commercial arsenic is either the naturally occurring form, which is, however, more or less contaminated with other metals, or is the product obtained by heating arsenical pyrites, out of contact with air, in earthenware retorts which are fitted with a roll of sheet iron at the mouth, and an earthenware receiver.
All commercial caustic potash is contaminated with excess of water (over and above that in the KHO) and with potassium carbonate and chloride; sulphate, as a rule, is absent.
The gaskets keep the containers airtight and prevent the baby food becoming contaminated with bacteria, molds or insects.
Fruit or vegetables can also be contaminated.
The atmosphere is contaminated beyond repair but the planet lives, a distinction I've kept from many others.
However, 1 sample was found to be highly contaminated at 29.1 microgram/kg total aflatoxins.
Titanic oxide separates out as a white hydrate, which, however, is generally contaminated with ferric hydrate and often with tin oxide.
The soil of yards and the floors and walls of houses rapidly become contaminated, and the ideal condition would be to have an impermeable flooring covering the whole area, and supplied with suitable layers of sand, sawdust, peat-moss or other absorbent substances which can be changed at frequent intervals.
Milk is a medium not only admirably suited to the growth of bacteria, but ry Y Y g as a matter of fact, always contaminated with these organisms in the ordinary course of supply.
In 1900 an outbreak of "peripheral neuritis" with various skin affections occurred in Lancashire, which was traced to beer made from glucose and invert sugar, in the preparation of which sulphuric acid contaminated with arsenic was said to have been used.
A major groundwater aquifer, two fifths of Kuwait's entire freshwater reserve, remains contaminated to this day.
These are peripheral locations that are economically marginal, politically powerless, remote and often contaminated.
They could grow better on contaminated land with help from soil microbes.
A MAFF Food Sense booklet Natural Toxicants in our Food covers mycotoxins and offers advice on avoiding risks from contaminated foods.
The briefing note also examines how a proposed overhaul of contaminated land regime would include radioactive sites.
patty bacteria were traced to contaminated frozen beef patties served in a fast food shop in Washington.
The system can be seriously prejudicial to the process of regenerating contaminated or brown-field sites.
Celibacy is not practised by the priests, but they are not allowed to marry a second time, and no one is admitted into the order who has eaten bread with a Christian, or is the son or grandson of a man thus contaminated.
(4) The conclusions of the Institute coincide with those of the commission that in all probability tetanus was at the time of inoculation in the fluid contained in the bottle, but that it is impossible to determine at what stage in its history or in what way the bottle (53-n) became contaminated."
Reynolds, are resisted when the surface is contaminated.
"Can't exactly blame this one on contaminated water, boss," Speck said a little uncertainly.
Scientists have modified a plant in the mustard family to remove arsenic from contaminated soils and store it in its leaves for easy disposal.
A contaminated laboratory autoclave should never be returned to the manufacturer for servicing or repair.
bacteriumaused by eating foods contaminated with salmonella bacteria.
Other jobs carried out during the day included fitting two wicket posts and removing contaminated ballast.
Results imply that much of the source of North Atlantic ridge basalts has been contaminated by lateral outflow of asthenosphere from the Icelandic plume.
Their meaning has been ' contaminated ' by the meanings which properly belong in different arenas, different ' language games ' .
In such situations, people should avoid contact with infected birds or contaminated surfaces, and should be careful when handling and cooking poultry.
Prompt cleaning and disinfection with dilute bleach of any area contaminated by vomit.
brigade commander gives highest priority support to units located in contaminated areas.
carbon-14 contaminated waste should have been classified as intermediate waste.
Snow was now certain that the well had been contaminated with infected sewage - either from the sewer or the many nearby cesspits.
In 1979 the Color Company abandoned the site, leaving many of the buildings heavily contaminated with lead chromate.
The brigade commander gives highest priority support to units located in contaminated areas.
Recently, Mexican farmers were dismayed to find their indigenous landraces widely contaminated by genetically modified corn.
The Bill would also ensure that any farmer who found his crop contaminated with GM, could recover damages from the GM company responsible.
contaminated with salmonella.
contaminated with feces are at risk.
contaminated with the feces of an infected person.
contaminated with untreated sewage.
contaminated with arsenic, copper and zinc.
contaminated with micro-organisms which were on your hands prior to washing.
contaminated by feces.
contaminated by OA than those destined for use in animal feed.
contaminated by infected sewage or feces.
contaminated by the bacteria.
It has been claimed that the Irish Sea is the most radioactively contaminated in the world.
Check that water destined for re-use is not contaminated so that it becomes corrosive or causes excessive build-up of scale.
disposable protective coveralls should be available to all staff entering a contaminated area.
Asked whether or not the GM contaminated oilseed rape crops should be destroyed, 93% said yes, 7% said no.
A crime scene, as any budding detective might inform you, must be secured lest the DNA and forensic evidence be contaminated.
The risk of infection chiefly arises from inhaling water droplets formed from a contaminated water supply.
This reflux of air could contain contaminated droplets of sewage present in the soil stack.
encyst on vegetation, infection of the definitive host is by ingestion of contaminated vegetation.
estimation of uncertainty in contaminated land investigations.
Up to 20% of salmonella-free pigs are infected during transport and at the abattoir lairage from contaminated excreta (57 ).
excrete the bacteria in their feces and as a result, the animal's coat becomes contaminated.
faecesbe spread via feed and water contaminated by feces.
faecesd contact with surfaces contaminated with bird feces or fluids.
Material contaminated with raccoon feces should be removed carefully and burned, buried or sent to a landfill.
filter feeders and if they feed in water contaminated by sewage they can concentrate the viruses within their bodies.
Disinfect hard surfaces, such as floors, walls and counters, that may have been contaminated by floodwaters.
Blood contaminated by bowel contents or amniotic fluid from a ruptured uterus should not normally be used.
Transmission to humans usually occurs through eating contaminated foodstuffs particularly beef products.
Taught modules include: applied geochemistry; contaminated land assessment and remediation; soil mechanics, rock mechanics, ground engineering and S.I.
The curtain will also stop the flow of contaminated groundwater into the highly fractured surrounding rock.
CASE STUDY 2 BACKGROUND A former inner city heavy industrial site had soil and shallow groundwater heavily contaminated by previous use.
groundwater aquifer, two fifths of Kuwait's entire freshwater reserve, remains contaminated to this day.
Poor personal hygiene and infected food handlers Poor personal hygiene can result in food becoming contaminated with bacteria.
Notes: Does not lose its toxicity after drying and storage and contaminated hay has caused many problems.
Contaminated heroin warning from DoH The Department of Health has issued an urgent communication about the possibility that contaminated heroin is back in circulation.
hookworm larvae enter the body through the skin when people walk barefoot on contaminated soil.
Removing the contaminated soils was technically impractical, and removing contaminated ground water did not address the source of the contaminants.
Once inside the trap, the male moths become contaminated with sufficient fungal inoculum to guarantee that they become infected.
insoluble in water may be facilitated by cleaning the contaminated area with cold soapy water.
insured against a liability under the new contaminated land regime.
Between 1955 and 1963, millions of people were exposed to monkey virus SV40 through contaminated oral polio vaccines made from monkey kidneys.
It removed contaminated land from the former gas works site.
Both the slurry and contaminated leachate from the illegal landfill site were running freely off the site and badly polluting nearby streams.
leasing of formerly contaminated land.
The water used in high pressure jet devices may be contaminated with sewage or oil lubricants.
Without an effective preventive worming program pasture is likely to become heavily contaminated with potentially dangerous levels of Infective larvae.
remediation of contaminated land.
remediation of contaminated soils where it is the best environmental option.
These reports are then marketed through our extensive database of contacts who have an interest in contaminated land remediation.
All the exotic ruminants appear to be linked to the BSE epidemic via the consumption of contaminated feed.
It is usually contracted through eating or drinking food or water contaminated by infected sewage or feces.
Another reminder of Trusts ' obligations when disposing of prescription only medicine contaminated sharps has been posted on the DH website.
A non-return valve prevents back siphonage of possibly contaminated water into the main supply and is a requirement under current Water Regulations.
Two further regulatory constraints to sustainable development of brownfield land relate to land filling of contaminated soil.
Jean-Michel Cazes, the owner of Lynch-Bages says that in 1973 the cellars were contaminated by bacterial spoilage.
thrive on soil contaminated by the alkali metal cesium.
The symptoms look like auto-immune disease, the same kind (albeit milder) that hit the people who took the contaminated tryptophan.
Leaving sleeves rolled up or zips undone will fail to protect workers from being contaminated with pesticides or biocides.
virulence of viruses on contaminated meat, proper cooking kills such viruses.
skin warts can be acquired by direct contact, or indirect contact with contaminated objects.
This included transforming contaminated wasteland which dwarfed the size of the city center.
water supplyHealth Organization (WHO) warns that water-borne infectious diseases have spread through contaminated water supplies.
zips undone will fail to protect workers from being contaminated with pesticides or biocides.
The formation of spores is used as an analytical method for determining whether a yeast is contaminated with another species, - for example: a sample of yeast is placed on a gypsum or porcelain block saturated with water; if in ten days at a temperature of 52Ã‚° F.
Even the gold and silver ornaments of the images of false gods were not to be coveted nor appropriated for fear of being contaminated with the curse which they could impart (cf.
The typhoid organism was not found to be taken off from the decomposing masses of semi-liquid filth largely contaminated with a culture of bacillus typhosus; but, on the other hand, it was abundantly proved that it could grow over moist surfaces of stones, &c. Certain disease-producing organisms, such as the bacillus of tetanus and malignant oedema, appear to be universally distributed in soil, while others, as the bacillus typhosus and spirillum cholerae, appear to have only a local distribution.
first, the transmigration of souls (sainsara), regarded by Indian thinkers as the necessary complement of a belief in the essential sameness of all the various spiritual units, however contaminated, to a greater or less degree, they may be by their material embodiment; and in their ultimate re-union with the Paramatman, or Supreme Self; and second, the assumption of a triple manifestation of the ceaseless working of that Absolute Spirit as a creative, conservative and destructive principle, represented respectively by the divine personalities of Brahma (masc.), Vishnu and Siva, forming the Trimurti or Triad.
There is a strategy for the remediation of contaminated land.
The Agency have stated that they wish to encourage remediation of contaminated soils where it is the best environmental option.
Solid waste All contaminated glass or plastic must be soaked in disinfectant for a period of several hours.
However, no plants thrive on soil contaminated by the alkali metal cesium.
What is known is that depleted, contaminated or undernourished soil is unable to sustain life.
Samples are also taken to ensure that feed is not contaminated with any undesirable substances.
While freezing and refrigeration would not substantially reduce the concentration or virulence of viruses on contaminated meat, proper cooking kills such viruses.
Skin warts can be acquired by direct contact, or indirect contact with contaminated objects.
The World Health Organization (WHO) warns that water-borne infectious diseases have spread through contaminated water supplies.
To date, sixteen pets have been recorded as fatalities related to contaminated pet food.
The disease is spread through the saliva or by contaminated items such as food bowls.
This is a particular problem when the litter has been used and there may now be contaminated airborne clay particulate inhaled into an owner's lungs.
Foods may be contaminated with bacterial diseases such as salmonella which poses a risk to humans handling the product.
Soil contamination: The Earth's soil is becoming contaminated by pollutants in underground storage tanks, the application of pesticides and the leaching of waste from landfills into the ground.
Contaminated soil can harm plants growing in the soil, expose humans to contaminants and harm humans who eat plants and animals that have been exposed.
It is unknown exactly how much of the Earth's land has been contaminated, however the United States is considered to have a large percentage of contaminated soil.
In the most contaminated areas, aquatic animal and birds are directly affected, reducing their reproductive abilities, causing mutations, or killing them outright.
Industrialized farming is one prominent cause of soil contamination, with the heavy use of fertilizers and pesticides leaving soil contaminated by chemicals, and large populations of livestock the source of heavy organic contamination.
These contaminated crops and livestock become contaminated vegetables, fruits, meats, and other consumer products on the shelves of the local grocery store, affecting the health of us all.
And, those flushing toilets require a great deal of support down the line to handle the disposal of the waste contaminated water, either a sewage system or a septic tank must be in place.
Even the most well-built and carefully monitored landfill will eventually leak and the community's ground water will become contaminated.
Combined with acid rain, which is a direct result of air pollution, natural habitats are being contaminated.
Food contaminated paper, waxed or oiled paper are non-recyclable.
Associated health issues include consuming contaminated fish and seafood as well as other animal life, vegetables and fruits with pesticides.
When agriculture fertilizer runoff enters a local water table, the contaminated water can no longer be used.
Recycled materials cannot be contaminated in order to be used for manufacturing.
If these sources are contaminated by dumping or sewage waste, they are no longer fit for consumption and all aquatic life is then threatened.
Water pollution is when bodies of water like rivers, lakes or groundwater are contaminated with either chemicals or natural forms of pollution that harm wildlife and plants.
Agricultural Wastewater: Water used in irrigation of crops and other agricultural processes can be contaminated by insecticides, animal waste and chemical fertilizers.
It is also important to wash your hands before mixing oils so that the oils are not contaminated.
I would suspect that the doctor meant that if your friend discarded the apparently contaminated makeup that she is presently using, she would avoid re-infecting her eyes and would ultimately get better.
The lid of the container screws on fairly tight, so I don't have to worry that it's going to become contaminated by the other products in my makeup bag and I'm hopeful that the lid will keep germs out as well!
If you buy a contaminated or spoiled product, it doesn't matter how well you package it once you get it home, the quality will not be restored.
Hill's source for wheat and rice was not the same as the contaminated products imported from China, and subsequently proved melamine free.
The virus is ingested by eating contaminated feces and soil, leading to a rapid build up of the virus in the dog's lymphatic system.
The fungi and bacteria that cause so many problems can overwinter on contaminated stems and roots.
This zone must be big enough to protect the organic operation from being contaminated.
With recent recalls of contaminated pet foods you may wonder how to find safe options for your favorite feline.
The seeds have not been contaminated with chemicals or irradiation and they have not been altered through genetic modification.
If they are too contaminated for use in human food, they are often used in pet food.
Animals that have been living in filthy conditions, that have manure plastered to their bodies, or that have ingested contaminated feed are more likely to be tainted with the bacteria.
Genetically-modified seed stock contaminated crops for human consumption and ended up in products on grocery store shelves.
The problem is that there's always a risk of food being contaminated or prepared in such a way that makes it unfit for human consumption.
Leaded gasoline is no longer sold in the United States, but the lead emissions from previous use near the roadways has left the soil there contaminated.
If you think your home, surrounding land or water has been contaminated, be safe and have it checked by a professional.
Statistics gathered by the World Health Organization show that each year more than 76 million people in the United States become ill from eating or drinking contaminated food or liquids.
Another health hazard that presents during a flood is exposure to contaminated water.
You will need to beat 100 Contaminated in the tutorial zone area.
Even water that looks clean and clear can be contaminated with Giardia or other nasties.
A used cell phone or cell phone headset can be heavily contaminated with a lot of germs and bacteria.
Other cases of plant poisoning result from the use of herbal dietary supplements that have been contaminated by toxic substances.
Toxoplasmosis is caused by Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite that can be acquired by the mother from handling cat feces, drinking unpasteurized milk, or eating contaminated meat.
Poliovirus can be spread by direct exposure to an infected individual, and more rarely, by eating foods contaminated with waste products from the intestines (feces) and/or droplets of moisture (saliva) from an infected person.
When cattle, sheep, or other livestock forage through areas contaminated with cat feces, these animals become carriers of the disease.
In other words, a child can catch a rotavirus infection if she puts her finger in her mouth after touching toys or things that have been contaminated by the stool of another infected child.
The viruses can also spread by way of contaminated food and drinking water.
Generally, symptoms appear within four to 48 hours after exposure to the contaminated food or water.
The bazaar fly Musca sorbens lays its eggs in human feces that can be contaminated with trachoma bacteria.
Many times, these responses are due to eating food contaminated with bacteria, rather than a true food allergy.
They are usually spread from child to child by contaminated fingers.
Children who touch the contaminated materials and then place their fingers in their mouths have provided a route for the tiny eggs to enter their bodies.
However, identifying foods which may be contaminated with salmonella is particularly difficult because infected chickens typically show no signs or symptoms.
Ultimately, it was learned that, because the eggshell has tiny pores, even uncracked eggs which sat for a time on a surface (nest) contaminated with salmonella could themselves become contaminated.
Even if salmonella-containing foods such as chicken are thoroughly cooked, any food can become contaminated during preparation if conditions and equipment for food preparation are unsanitary.
Other foods can then be accidentally contaminated if they come into contact with infected surfaces.
Humans are most commonly infected by swallowing the oocyte form of the parasite in soil (or kitty litter) contaminated by feces from an infected cat; or by swallowing the cyst form of the parasite in raw or undercooked meat.
Laboratory results will be available as soon as bacteria grow in a special plate that has been streaked with the contaminated swab, usually within two to three days.
Children may be poisoned as a result of playing in contaminated soil.
Mercury poisoning is possible from eating contaminated fish.
For the sake of children's health along with everyone else's, exposure to environmental sources of lead, including lead-based paints, plumbing fixtures, vehicle exhaust, and contaminated soil, should be reduced or eliminated.
Iatrogenic conditions may be caused by any number of things including contaminated medical instruments or devices, contaminated blood or implants, or contaminated air within the medical facility.
They may be bacteria that are already present in the stomach and intestines, or they may be transmitted by contaminated food and water.
EHEC has become a growing problem in the United States because of outbreaks caused by contaminated food.
Homeopathic practitioners frequently recommend Arsenicum album for diarrhea caused by contaminated food and Belladonna for diarrhea that comes on suddenly with mucus in the stools.
In most cases, the bacteria enter the eye through unwashed hands or contaminated contact lens.
If possible, use latex or other disposable gloves to handle contaminated items and throw them away immediately afterwards.
The disease is spread by drinking water or eating foods that have been contaminated with the feces of infected people.
In developing countries, newborns often contract tetanus from contaminated instruments used to tie off the umbilical cord after birth.
Shigella infection spreads through food or water contaminated by human waste.
Food-borne illness-A disease that is transmitted by eating or handling contaminated food.
The disease is usually spread by contaminated food or water.
Staph bacteria can spread through the air, but infection is almost always the result of direct contact with open sores or body fluids contaminated by these organisms.
These infections, which can usually be traced to contaminated catheters or intravenous devices, cause persistent high fever.
Ringworm can be transmitted by infected people or pets or by towels, hairbrushes, or other objects contaminated by them.
Likelihood of infection can be lessened by avoiding contact with infected people or pets or contaminated objects and staying away from hot, damp places.
This can happen either by inhaling contaminated air droplets or by the aspiration of organisms inhabiting the upper airways.
One kind of bacteria can cause the same illness if it is ingested in unpasteurized milk or in water that has been contaminated with rat waste.
Because streptobacillary rat-bite fever can occur after drinking contaminated milk or water, only pasteurized milk, and water from safe sources, should be ingested.
Food poisoning refers to illness arising from eating contaminated food.
Food may be contaminated by bacteria, viruses, environmental toxins, or toxins present within the food itself, such as the poisons in some mushrooms or seafood.
Food and water can also be contaminated by viruses such as the Norwalk and hepatitis viruses.
Vegetables eaten raw, such as lettuce, may be contaminated by bacteria in soil, water, and dust during washing and packing.
Other raw meat products and eggs are contaminated to a lesser degree.
Food can also become contaminated by environmental contaminants and by food handlers carrying bacteria on their hands while preparing foods for the public.
The CDC estimates that one of every 50 consumers is exposed to a contaminated egg yolk each year, although thorough cooking kills the bacteria, making the food harmless.
Symptoms of food poisoning, such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and fever, begin eight to 72 hours after eating food contaminated with salmonella.
Almost any food can be contaminated, but salad dressings, milk products, cream pastries, and any food kept at room temperature, rather than hot or cold, are likely candidates.
Symptoms appear rapidly, usually one to six hours after the contaminated food is eaten.
Because E. coli toxins are produced in the large intestine rather than higher up in the digestive system, symptoms typically occur from one to three days after eating contaminated food.
It is not known whether contamination occurs at the site of production or in the home or institution after contact with other contaminated foods, surfaces, or utensils.
The ingestion of only a few hundred Campylobacter bacteria can cause food poisoning symptoms, which may begin two to five days after eating contaminated food.
It is associated with contaminated food and water, crowded living conditions, and poor sanitation.
Symptoms of Shigella infection appear about 36-72 hours after eating contaminated food.
Exposure to the botulinum toxin usually occurs while eating contaminated food stored in an airless environment, as in home-canned or commercially canned or vacuum-packed food.
Symptoms of adult botulism appear about 18-36 hours after the contaminated food is eaten, although times of onset have been documented ranging from four hours to eight days.
This process may involve performing a culture on contaminated material from the suspect food, a stool sample, or swabs of the nose or throat of the affected individual if inhaled spores are a possibility.
Before preparing other foods, carefully clean surfaces (cutting boards and counters, knives and other utensils) contaminated with the juices of uncooked meats.
Symptoms of food poisoning can appear as early as an hour after consuming the contaminated food or up to several days later.
Food handlers should not work for the first 24 hours after antibiotic treatment, because strep infections are occasionally passed through contaminated food.
As a person breathes CO contaminated air, more and more oxygen transportation sites on the hemoglobin molecules become blocked by CO.
HAV is usually spread from person to person by putting something in the mouth that has been contaminated with the stool of a person infected with hepatitis A.
Calciviruses are transmitted from person-to-person contact, as well as through contaminated water or food.
Bacterial gastroenteritis is frequently a result of poor sanitation, the lack of safe drinking water, or contaminated food (conditions common in developing nations).
In developed nations, including the United States, bacterial gastroenteritis may result from contaminated water supplies, improperly processed or preserved foods, or person-to-person contact in places such as child-care centers.
Parasitic infections that cause gastroenteritis are most commonly caused by Giardia, which is easily spread through contaminated water and human contact.
If the water supply is thought to be contaminated because of a recent storm or other reason, the water should be boiled or bottled water should be given.
Consuming contaminated food or water can cause gastroenteritis when traveling to other countries.
To reduce the risk, travelers should use bottled water for drinking and brushing teeth, and avoid ice (it may be made with contaminated water) and raw foods, including peeled fruit, raw vegetables, and salads.
It is transmitted primarily by exposure to contaminated body fluids, especially blood and semen.
However, the relationship between contaminated food and botulism was not defined until the late 1700s.
Food-borne botulism accounts for 25 percent of all botulism cases and can usually be traced to eating contaminated home-preserved food.
Food-borne botulism accounts for 25 percent of all cases, primarily due to eating contaminated home-preserved food.
Human botulism (caused by botulism toxins A, B, and E) may stem from contaminated food, wound contamination, or the intestinal botulism toxin found in infants.
Symptoms of food-borne botulism typically appear within 18 to 36 hours of eating contaminated food, with extremes of four hours to eight days.
This may involve performing a culture on contaminated material from the suspect food or the nose or throat of the affected individual.
In bejel, transmission is by direct contact, with broken skin or contaminated hands, or indirectly by sharing drinking vessels and eating utensils.
Listeriosis is an illness caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes that is acquired by eating contaminated food.
Listeriosis is considered a food-borne illness because most people are probably infected after eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
As noted, persons become infected with Listeria monocytogenes by eating contaminated food.
After people consume food contaminated with this bacteria, they may see symptoms of infection 11 to 70 days later.
In addition, cold viruses can be spread through inanimate objects (door knobs, telephones, toys) that become contaminated with the virus.
The second child then touches his contaminated hands to his eyes, nose, or mouth and transfers some of the cold virus to himself.
Others are exposed through dust or soil that has been contaminated by old paint or past emissions of leaded gasoline.
Dust and soil: These can be contaminated with lead from old paint or past emissions of leaded gasoline.
In addition, food may be contaminated by lead in the water or soil.
Plant grass or another ground cover in soil that is likely to be contaminated, such as soil around a home built before 1960 or located near a major highway.
Moreover, some herbs may be contaminated or implicated in serious adverse reactions.
SLS is also a clinically tested skin irritant that is sometimes contaminated with nitrates.
Fresh fruits and vegetables can be contaminated with a parasite called Toxoplasma gondii.
Sprouts can be contaminated with bacteria, and it's very hard to wash them thoroughly.
Other types use the precipitation approach in which moisture creates negatively charged ions that block contaminated air particles.
Fresh ink: Ink can become contaminated with blood during the tattooing process.
But the WMF Flaw danger is that users can infect their computers simply by viewing a web page, email or instant message that contains a contaminated image.
If you're not going to use your soap right away, it's best to wrap it in paper, plastic or cloth so that it doesn't get contaminated.
The water being purified means that the body does not become further contaminated with any minerals or other ingredients such as fluoride which can appear in drinking water.
Almost every year, there are reports of people who have become ill after drinking unpasteurized fruit juices, which can be contaminated with any number of bacteria, including E. coli 0157:H7.
While finding gourmet chocolate that is not contaminated with nut ingredients can be challenging, Vermont Nut Free Chocolates delivers a quality product you can be sure of.
In the end, he deliberately contaminated himself in order to leap ahead in time to save the station.
If your scrubs become contaminated, you can simply change into another set and wash the soiled set later.
Aside from making it easy to differentiate from other personnel, white uniforms also allowed the nurses themselves to better know whether their uniforms had been contaminated.
Dredging the seabed: The most contaminated areas of the seabed would be dredged and the particles separated for storage and disposal.
Their water may be contaminated by fecal waste, bacteria, runoff, or other pollutants.
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