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Illness of Sir A. Conan Doyle

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Illness of Sir A. Conan Doyle is an article published in The Leeds Mercury on 5 march 1907.

"Ptomaine poisoning" is the former term for food poisoning, an acute gastrointestinal illness resulting from the consumption of foods containing one or more representatives of three main groups of harmful agents: natural poisons present in certain plants and animals, chemical poisons, and microorganisms (mainly bacteria) and their toxic secretions.


Illness of Sir A. Conan Doyle

The Leeds Mercury (5 march 1907, p. 4)

The Central News learns that Sir A. Conan Doyle is lying somewhat seriously ill his Hindhead residence, suffering from ptomaine poisoning.







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