Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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The terms "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" returned 26 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Under the weather with Ciguatera fish poisoning: climate variables associated with increases in suspected cases.
 

Author(s): Julia R Barrett

Journal: Environ. Health Perspect.. 2014 Jun;122(6):A167.

 

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Ciguatera fish poisoning and climate change: analysis of National Poison Center Data in the United States, 2001-2011.
 

Author(s): Daniel B Gingold, Matthew J Strickland, Jeremy J Hess

Journal: Environ. Health Perspect.. 2014 Jun;122(6):580-6.

 

Warm sea surface temperatures (SSTs) are positively related to incidence of ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP). Increased severe storm frequency may create more habitat for ciguatoxic organisms. Although climate change could expand the endemic range of CFP, the relationship between CFP ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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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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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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