Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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The terms "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" returned 33 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical diagnosis and chemical confirmation of ciguatera fish poisoning in New South Wales, Australia.
 

Author(s): Hazel Farrell, Anthony Zammit, Jennifer Manning, Craig Shadbolt, Lisa Szabo, D Tim Harwood, Paul McNabb, John A Turahui, Debra J van den Berg

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Ciguatera fish poisoning is common in tropical and sub-tropical areas and larger fish (> 10 kg) are more susceptible to toxin accumulation with age. Although the coastal climate of northern New South Wales is considered sub-tropical, prior to 2014 there has only been 1 documented ...

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2016

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Use of Surveillance Systems in Detection of a Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Outbreak - Orange County, Florida, 2014.
 

Author(s): Benjamin G Klekamp, Dean Bodager, Sarah D Matthews

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What is already known on this topic? Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP), caused by the ingestion of predatory reef-dwelling fish harboring ciguatoxins is one of the most commonly reported fish-associated marine intoxications. Ciguatoxin retains toxicity regardless of freezing or cooking. ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2015

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Ciguatera fish poisoning in Hawai'i and the Pacific.
 

Author(s): Nathanial K Copeland, Wyatt R Palmer, Paul K Bienfang

Journal: Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Nov;73(11 Suppl 2):24-7.

 

Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a foodborne illness caused by fish containing ciguatoxin (CTX). The toxin is produced by the microalgae Gambierdiscus spp. which are then eaten by reef fish; humans contract the illness when eating either fish that have eaten the algae, or carnivorous ...

Last Updated: 5 Dec 2014

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The terms "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Characteristic Features and Contributory Factors in Fatal Ciguatera Fish Poisoning--Implications for Prevention and Public Education.
 

Author(s): Thomas Y K Chan

Journal: Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.. 2016 Apr;94(4):704-9.

 

In this review, the main objective was to describe the characteristic features of fatal ciguatera fish poisoning and identify contributory factors, with a view to promote prevention and public education. Ciguatera-related deaths, although rare, have been reported from the Pacific, ...

Last Updated: 7 Apr 2016

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Ciguatera fish poisoning in East Asia and southeast Asia.
 

Author(s): Thomas Y K Chan

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In the coastal countries of East Asia and Southeast Asia, ciguatera should be common because of the extensive tropical and subtropical coral reefs along the coasts and in the neighboring seas with ciguatoxic fishes. An extensive search of journal databases, the Internet and the government ...

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2015

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Epidemiology and clinical features of ciguatera fish poisoning in Hong Kong.
 

Author(s): Thomas Y K Chan

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In the present review, the main objective was to describe the epidemiology and clinical features of ciguatera fish poisoning in Hong Kong. From 1989 to 2008, the annual incidence of ciguatera varied between 3.3 and 64.9 (median 10.2) per million people. The groupers have replaced ...

Last Updated: 22 Oct 2014

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Mannitol Versus Supportive Care in Ciguatera Fish Poisoning
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Ciguatoxin

 

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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