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Research & Reviews 52 results
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Mullins ME
Aug 11th, 2021 - Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is the most common poisoning from seafood consumption with an estimated 50,000 cases per year worldwide. Attention to this malady in the English language literature has grown over the past five decades. Endemic areas...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Loeffler CR, Tartaglione L et. al.
Apr 4th, 2021 - Globally, the livelihoods of over a billion people are affected by changes to marine ecosystems, both structurally and systematically. Resources and ecosystem services, provided by the marine environment, contribute nutrition, income, and health b...
Brain : a Journal of Neurology; MacDonald DI, Luiz AP et. al.
Mar 12th, 2021 - Patients with neuropathic pain often experience innocuous cooling as excruciating pain. The cell and molecular basis of this cold allodynia is little understood. We used in vivo calcium imaging of sensory ganglia to investigate how the activity of...
The Journal of Organic Chemistry; Sasaki M, Iwasaki K et. al.
Mar 6th, 2021 - Synthesis of the JKLMN-ring fragment of Caribbean ciguatoxin C-CTX-1, the causative toxin of ciguatera fish poisoning in the Caribbean Sea and the Northeast Atlantic areas, is described in detail. Key to the synthesis are a [2,3]-sigmatropic rearr...
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology; L'Herondelle K, Pierre O et. al.
Aug 18th, 2020 - Ciguatera fish poisoning is caused by the consumption of fish contaminated with ciguatoxins (CTXs). The most distressing symptoms are cutaneous sensory disturbances, including cold dysesthesia and itch. CTXs are neurotoxins known to activate volta...
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The Journal of Family Practice;
Jan 1st, 2014 - Our patient’s immediate response to a mannitol infusion was consistent with other reported cases of ciguatera poisonings. 1 However, mannitol therapy came into question in 2002, when a randomized trial comparing it with normal saline for ciguatera.