ALLMedicine™ Ciguatera Center
Research & Reviews 76 results
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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,...
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...
Clinicaltrials.gov 1 results
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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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.
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.