Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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The terms "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" returned 24 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Invasive lionfish (Pterois volitans): a potential human health threat for ciguatera fish poisoning in tropical waters.
 

Author(s): Alison Robertson, Ana C Garcia, Harold A Flores Quintana, Tyler B Smith, Bernard F Castillo, Kynoch Reale-Munroe, Joseph A Gulli, David A Olsen, Jennifer I Hooe-Rollman, Edward L E Jester, Brian J Klimek, Steven M Plakas

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Invasive Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) have rapidly expanded in the Western Atlantic over the past decade and have had a significant negative impact on reef fish biodiversity, habitat, and community structure, with lionfish out-competing native predators for resources. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 2013

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Ciguatera fish poisoning - New York City, 2010-2011.
 

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Journal: MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.. 2013 Feb;62(4):61-5.

 

During August 2010-July 2011, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) received reports of six outbreaks and one single case of ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP), involving a total of 28 persons. CFP results from consumption of certain large, predatory, tropical ...

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2013

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Assessing the incidence of ciguatera fish poisoning with two surveys conducted in Culebra, Puerto Rico, during 2005 and 2006.
 

Author(s): Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner, George Luber, Laura Conklin, Thomas R Tosteson, Hudson R Granade, Robert W Dickey, Lorraine C Backer

Journal: Environ. Health Perspect.. 2012 Apr;120(4):526-9.

 

Although ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is the most common seafood intoxication worldwide, its burden has been difficult to establish because there are no biomarkers to diagnose human exposure.

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2012

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The terms "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Update on methodologies available for ciguatoxin determination: perspectives to confront the onset of ciguatera fish poisoning in Europe.
 

Author(s): Amandine Caillaud, Pablo de la Iglesia, H Taiana Darius, Serge Pauillac, Katerina Aligizaki, Santiago Fraga, Mireille Chinain, Jorge Diogène

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Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) occurs mainly when humans ingest finfish contaminated with ciguatoxins (CTXs). The complexity and variability of such toxins have made it difficult to develop reliable methods to routinely monitor CFP with specificity and sensitivity. This review aims ...

Last Updated: 15 Jul 2010

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Ciguatera fish poisoning: treatment, prevention and management.
 

Author(s): Melissa A Friedman, Lora E Fleming, Mercedes Fernandez, Paul Bienfang, Kathleen Schrank, Robert Dickey, Marie-Yasmine Bottein, Lorraine Backer, Ram Ayyar, Richard Weisman, Sharon Watkins, Ray Granade, Andrew Reich

Journal: Mar Drugs. 2008 ;6(3):456-79.

 

Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (CFP) is the most frequently reported seafood-toxin illness in the world, and it causes substantial physical and functional impact. It produces a myriad of gastrointestinal, neurologic and/or cardiovascular symptoms which last days to weeks, or even months. ...

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2008

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