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Accession Number PB2013-106135
Title Type E Botulism Outbreaks: A Manual for Beach Managers and the Public.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 32p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The Great Lakes basin has undergone a resurgence of Type E botulism (often referred to as avian botulism) in recent years, characterized by dead birds and fish along the shores of the Great Lakes. The number of deaths and areas affected appear to be increasing to levels that induce concern about the ecological health of the Great Lakes nearshore waters. The Type E Botulism Outbreaks: A Manual for Beach Managers and the Public (manual) has been prepared by the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration (GLRC): Great Lakes Type E botulism Coordination and Response Initiative, to generate awareness and provide information regarding Type E botulism and how to control its spread throughout the region. This manual is intended to provide both beach managers and the general public with guidance on Type E botulism and to provide sources of additional information.
Keywords Beaches
Disease outbreaks
Disease transmission
Type E botulism
Wetland management

Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency General
NTIS Subject Category 47B - Dynamic Oceanography
98F - Fisheries & Aquaculture
48B - Natural Resource Management
57Q - Pharmacology & Pharmacological Chemistry
68C - Solid Wastes Pollution & Control
57Y - Toxicology
Corporate Author Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Program, Champaign.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1314
Contract Number N/A

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