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Research & Reviews  74 results

Knowledge Sharing to Reduce Toxin Exposure Risks from Harmful Algal Blooms: Global Netw...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9590605
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...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2022.114223
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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9325831
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...

Ciguatera Toxicity
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/813869-overview

May 14th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Ciguatera poisoning is the most common nonbacterial fish-borne poisoning in the United States. [1] It is caused by consumption of reef fish contaminated with ciguatoxin, which originates with certain dinoflagellates (ie, algae)...

Ciguatera Toxicity
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/813869-overview

May 14th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Ciguatera poisoning is the most common nonbacterial fish-borne poisoning in the United States. [1] It is caused by consumption of reef fish contaminated with ciguatoxin, which originates with certain dinoflagellates (ie, algae)...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Mannitol Versus Supportive Care in Ciguatera Fish Poisoning
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02570971

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?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/253659/immunology
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
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/246949/mixed-topics/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 →