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Research & Reviews  71 results

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
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)...

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

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 Medication
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/813869-medication

May 14th, 2022 - Medication Summary Medications used to treat ciguatera poisoning include the following: Activated charcoal Antihistamines Amitriptyline Mannitol Analgesics Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) Gabapentin Next: Antidotes, Other Class Summa...

Ciguatera Toxicity Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/813869-treatment

May 14th, 2022 - Approach Considerations Treatment is largely supportive and symptom driven. If performed within 3-4 hours of toxin ingestion, gastric decontamination with activated charcoal may help. Avoid administering ipecac syrup because of its potential to wo...

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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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