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Research & Reviews  76 results

Chronic Ciguatera Poisoning: A Case Report.
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Johnson-Arbor KK

Mar 5th, 2023 - Ciguatera is a common marine, toxin-borne illness caused by the consumption of fish that contain toxins that activate voltage-sensitive sodium channels. The clinical manifestations of ciguatera are typically self-limited, but chronic symptoms may ...

Convergent and Scalable Synthesis of the ABCDE-Ring Fragment of Caribbean Ciguatoxin C-...
The Journal of Organic Chemistry; Sasaki M, Seida M et. al.

Dec 21st, 2022 - Convergent and scalable synthesis of the ABCDE-ring fragment of Caribbean ciguatoxin C-CTX-1, the major causative toxin for ciguatera poisoning in the Caribbean Sea and the Northeast Atlantic areas, is described in detail. The key features of the ...

Knowledge Sharing to Reduce Toxin Exposure Risks from Harmful Algal Blooms: Global Netw...
Ethnicity & Disease; Roland HB, Whitehead C et. al.

Nov 18th, 2022 - Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are a significant global environmental management challenge, especially with respect to microalgae that produce dangerous natural toxins. Examples of HAB toxin diseases with major global health impact include: ciguatera...

Toxicity and underlying mechanism of the toxic dinoflagellate Gambierdiscus caribaeus t...
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety; Li L, Chen S et. al.

Oct 29th, 2022 - Gambierdiscus spp. is mainly responsible for the ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) around the world. The gambiertoxin produced by Gambierdiscus can be passed through the food chain to form ciguatoxins (CTXs) that cause ciguatoxins poisoning. However,...

In vivo subchronic effects of ciguatoxin-related compounds, reevaluation of their toxic...
Archives of Toxicology; Raposo-García S, Boente-Juncal A et. al.

Jun 4th, 2022 - Ciguatoxins are marine compounds that share a ladder-shaped polyether structure produced by dinoflagellates of the genus Gambierdiscus and Fukuyoa, and include maitotoxins (MTX1 and MTX3), ciguatoxins (CTX3C) and analogues (gambierone), components...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Mannitol Versus Supportive Care in Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Oct 7th, 2015 - Ciguatera poisoning, caused by the ingestion of ciguatoxin-containing fish, is a global public health concern. In the US, the vast majority of ciguatera poisonings occur in Florida, followed by Hawaii and California. Equipoise exists in the medica...

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News  2 results

61-year-old woman • nausea • paresthesia • cold allodynia • Dx?
MDedge Family Medicine; Michael E. Mullins, MD, David B. Liss, MD et. al.

Apr 11th, 2022 - THE CASE An active 61-year-old woman (140 lbs) in good health became ill during a sailing holiday in the Virgin Islands. During the trip, she ate various fish in local restaurants; after one lunch, she developed nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, headac.

Quick Quiz Question 1

Oct 1st, 2021 - Correct answer: A. Rationale This patient has scromboid poisoning, which occurs when histidine is converted to histamine by bacterial enzymes in improperly refrigerated fish.

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Patient Education  1 results see all →