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An exotoxin is a poison secreted by bacteria.[1] An exotoxin can hurt a living creature by destroying cells or changing the way that cells work. They are very strong and can cause major damage.

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  1. Ray, editors, Kenneth J. Ryan, C. George (2010). Sherris medical microbiology (5th ed. ed.). New York: McGraw Hill Medical. ISBN 978-0-07-160402-4. |edition= has extra text (help)CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)