possible estuary-associated syndrome


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possible estuary-associated syndrome

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PEAS

A constellation of signs and symptoms in fisherman linked to exposure to dinoflagellates such as Pfiesteria piscicida.
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Human visual function in the North Carolina Clinical Study on possible estuary-associated syndrome.
Diagnosis of possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS) is largely subjective at present.
Possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS) -- six states [*], PEAS Surveillance System, June 1, 1998-December 31, 1999 January-June July-December Total Calls to surveillance system 1999 1999 1999 Requesting information only 512 451 963 Reporting symptoms 12 21 33 Total 524 472 996 Reporting symptoms and potential exposure to estuarine water [ss] 8 16 24 No.
In "Possible Estuary-Associated Syndrome: Symptoms, Vision, and Treatment," Shoemaker and Hudnell (1) advocated use of the visual contrast sensitivity (VCS) test as a biomarker to diagnose possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS) and to assess response to their proposed treatment regimen.
cholestyramine, chronic neurotoxic illness, harmful algal blooms, Pfiesteria, possible estuary-associated syndrome, visual contrast sensitivity.
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