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Brainerd

(brā`nərd), city (1990 pop. 12,353), seat of Crow Wing co., central Minn., on the Mississippi River, in a pine-forest and lake region; inc. 1881. Founded (1870) by the Northern Pacific RR, it is still a railroad center with repair shops. There is agriculture (dairying; poultry; oats, wild rice, alfafa) and manufacturing (fabricated metal, construction materials, lumber and wood products).
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For some outbreaks (e.g., Brainerd diarrhea), even when specimens are obtained quickly, no causative agent can be identified (6,7).
Capsule endoscopy also may be able to help researchers understand the nature of the Brainerd diarrhea syndrome, which is "often labeled as [irritable bowel syndrome], but it might not be," he said.
Brainerd diarrhea, the best known example of an illness caused by an unknown foodborne agent, also appears to be nonfatal (12).