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fish poisoning

 
poisoning due to ingestion of poisonous fish; some have the poison in their muscles, skin, or other organs, while others secrete poisons. It is marked by various gastrointestinal and neurological disturbances that sometimes can be fatal. The most common kinds are ciguatera and tetrodotoxism. Called also ichthyosarcotoxism.

fish poisoning

poisoning caused by ingestion of poisonous fish, some of which have the poison in their muscles, skin, or other organs, while others secrete poisons. It is marked by various gastrointestinal and neurological disturbances that sometimes can be fatal. The most common kinds are ciguatera poisoning and tetraodon poisoning.

fish poisoning

A form of food poisoning caused by eating fish that are inherently poisonous or poisonous because they had decomposed, become infected, or had fed on other poisonous life forms.
See also: poisoning

fish

members of the classes Cephalochordata (lancelets), Agnatha (hagfish and lampreys), Elasmobranchii (sharks and rays), Holocephali (ghost sharks), Osteichthyes (bony fish), Gastropoda (gastropods), Pelecypoda (bivalves), Cephalopoda (cephalopods), Crustacea (crustaceans).

fish handler's disease
erysipeloid.
fish liver oils
used in animal diets because of their high content of vitamin A and D. Should be stabilized to avoid loss of vitamins in storage and need an antioxidant to avoid rancidification and loss of vitamin E. May also cause tainting of animal foods. See also cod liver oil, omega-3 fatty acids.
fish meal
a protein feed supplement rich in calcium, phosphorus and having a good iodine content. Made from inedible fish residues from the canning and fresh fish industries. May taint animal products. Toxic amines produced by bacterial spoilage cause gizzard erosion and fatal hemorrhage in birds.
fish mouth
used to describe gaping wounds of the skin.
fish mouthing
a surgical technique for anastomosing two pieces of bowel when one is moderately larger in diameter than the other. The smaller diameter is made wider by slitting it longitudinally down the sides so that it opens like a fish's mouth.
fish poisoning
fish scale disease, fish skin disease
see inherited congenital ichthyosis.
fish solubles
dehydrated fishwater from oil extraction and fishmeal industries.
fish tuberculosis
disease of aquarium fish caused by Mycobacterium spp. Causes weight loss, exophthalmos, cutaneous ulcers and pallor. At necropsy there are internal granulomas. The acid-fast organisms can be found in the ulcers. Also found in a variety of cultured species including shrimps.
fish viruses
includes rhabdoviruses and birnavirus.
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dayi, P vittatus and P titteya) from TF streams, showed the negative impact of fish poisoning on non-target species.
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Assessing the incidence of ciguatera fish poisoning with two surveys conducted in Culebra, Puerto Rico, during 2005 and 2006.
Physician diagnosis and reporting of ciguatera fish poisoning in an endemic area.
KEY WORDS: ciguatera, ciguatera fish poisoning, ciguatoxins, incidence, poisoning, Puerto Rico, seafood.
Ciguatera fish poisoning in San Francisco, California, caused by imported barracuda.
Surveillance included reviews of laboratory logs (for cases with highly elevated CK but a low MB fraction) and emergency room logs for all patients with a diagnosis of suspected fish poisoning.
OBJECTIVES: We review and highlight inefficiencies in the reactive nature of existing HIS in the Pacific to collect, collate, and communicate ciguatera fish poisoning data currently used to inform public health intervention.
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