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"Ciguatera"




  1. photo Man dies from rabies after receiving infected transplant kidneyMan dies from rabies after receiving infected transplant kidneyNews
    in the Journal of the American Medical Association. He died 26 days later.At the time of the transplant, the organ donor was brain dead from what doctors thought was ciguatera, a form of food poisoning causedRead more
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    , and signs of biotoxin exposure. History should involve exposure to toxin-producing molds as documented by the EPA-approved ERMI testing. Also, in the case of microcystin, ciguatera, etc., history involvesRead more

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Ciguatera

Disease

Ciguatera is a foodborne illness caused by eating certain reef fish whose flesh is contaminated with toxins originally produced by dinoflagellates such as Gambierdiscus toxicus which live in tropical and subtropical waters. These dinoflagellates adhere to coral, algae and seaweed, where they are eaten by herbivorous fish which in turn are eaten by larger carnivorous fish. In this way the toxins...More