Ergotism: Ergot and Circulatory Bacterial Morphology

Body System affected: Lymphatic/Immune sytstem, Digestive, Circulatory Bacterial Morphology: They are fungi that resemble small mushrooms in which the perithecia are embedded in the capitate tip. Reservoir: grains (specifically rye) and grass contaminated with ergot Mode of Transmission: Ingestion Symptoms of Illness: Symptoms include constriction of arteries and veins, rapid, weak pulse, precordial distress or […]

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