ALLMedicine™ Ciguatera Center
Research & Reviews 60 results
May 14th, 2022 - Approach Considerations All routine laboratory tests are nonspecific for ciguatera poisoning, but the results may reflect volume depletion from fluid losses. Mild creatine phosphokinase (CPK) and lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) elevations, if present,...
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...
May 14th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Ciguatera poisoning is the most common nonbacterial fish-borne poisoning in the United States. It is caused by consumption of reef fish contaminated with ciguatoxin, which originates with certain dinoflagellates (ie, algae) ...
Toxicon : Official Journal of the International Society O... Mudge EM, Meija J et. al.
Mar 19th, 2022 - Ciguatoxins (CTXs) and gambierones are ladder-shaped polyethers associated with ciguatera poisoning and Gambierdiscus spp. Several of these compounds contain carbonyl or hemiketal groups, which have the potential to exchange with 18O-labeled water...
Journal of Ethnopharmacology; Chassagne F, Butaud JF et. al.
Mar 17th, 2022 - In French Polynesia, many pathologies common or endemic to the territory cause diarrhea. This is the case for rotavirus gastroenteritis, salmonella food poisoning, ingestion of water contaminated by bacteria, and ciguatera. To treat these ailments...
Patient Education 1 results
At certain times of the year, various species of fish and shellfish contain toxins, even if well cooked. The most common type of fish poisoning in travelers is ciguatera fish poisoning.