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Norovirus
What disease is caused by Norwalk agents and Rotaviruses?
Norwalk agents
Probably causes 1/3 of all gastroenteritis outbracks.
Infect molty older children and adults.
Rotavirus
Causes sever infantile diarrhea.
The most common cause of viral enteric disease worldwide.
Mycotoxins
Toxins produced by Fungi is called ____________.
Poisonious mushrooms
If mushrooms have mycotoxins in them, they are referred to as ___________ ___________.
Amanita phalloides
What genus and species is referred to as "Death Cap"?
Amanita virosa
What genus and species is referred to as "Destroying angel"
Phalloidin and Amanitin
What are the 2 mycotoxins produced by Amanita called?
Poisonous mushrooms
Ingesting these will cause:

stomach pains
violent vomiting
intense thirst **
cyanosis of extremities
renal and liver failure
Ergot Poisoning
Name the disease that is caused by the genus, Claviceps?
Claviceps
Name the genus that causes the disease, Ergot Poisoning.
Claviceps
Grows on grains (rye)
Causes hallucinations, constriction of caps -> GANGRENE of the extremities

Name genus?
Aspergillus
Name the genus that causes the disease, Aflatoxin.
Aflatoxin
Grows in various grains/cereals
corn
Found in animal feed
peanut butter
carcinogen
known to cause cancer (liver and colon)