TITLE

Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

AUTHOR(S)
Fischer, Philip R.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Jun2009, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ciguatera fish poisoning is caused by eating reef fish contaminated by algae-produced toxins -- even when fish look normal and have been handled and cooked appropriately. Symptoms include neurologic and gastrointestinal abnormalities and can persist for months.
ACCESSION #
40730975

 

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