Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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The terms "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" returned 31 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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Two clusters of ciguatera fish poisoning in Paris, France, related to tropical fish imported from the French Caribbean by travelers.
 

Author(s): Loïc Epelboin, Alice Pérignon, Virginie Hossen, Renaud Vincent, Sophie Krys, Eric Caumes

Journal: J Travel Med. ;21(6):397-402.

 

Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a food-borne illness due to the consumption of reef fish containing pathogenic toxins. CFP is endemic to tropical areas and may be described in travelers in non-endemic areas.

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2014

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

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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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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Mannitol Versus Supportive Care in Ciguatera Fish Poisoning
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Ciguatoxin

 

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2015

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