estuary-associated syndrome

estuary-associated syndrome

symptom constellation attributed to Pfeisteria piscicida exposure. CDC criteria require symptoms within 2 weeks of exposure to estuarine waters; memory loss or confusion; and/or three or more selected symptoms (for example, headache, rash at water contact site, sensation of burning skin, URI symptoms, muscle cramps, and GI symptoms) that must (except for skin complaints) persist at least 2 weeks; absence of other more likely etiologies.
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Human visual function in the North Carolina Clinical Study on possible estuary-associated syndrome. J Toxicol Environ Health 62:575-594.
Residential and recreational acquisition of possible estuary-associated syndrome: a new approach to successful diagnosis and treatment.
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.
Thus we have not "dismissed the diagnoses of estuary-associated syndrome" (Hudnell and Shoemaker 2002).
Environmental public health surveillance: possible estuary-associated syndrome. Environ Health Perspect 109(suppl 5):797-801.
CDC, in collaboration with other federal, state, and local government agencies and academic institutions, is conducting multistate surveillance, epidemiologic studies, and laboratory research for possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS), including possible Pp-related human illness.
Estuary-associated syndrome in North Carolina: an occupational prevalence study.
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.
We are pleased to respond to the letter from Swinker and Burke regarding our paper "Possible Estuary-Associated Syndrome: Symptoms, Vision, and Treatment" (1), which was published in EHP as a Grand Rounds in Environmental Medicine article.
cholestyramine, chronic neurotoxic illness, harmful algal blooms, Pfiesteria, possible estuary-associated syndrome, visual contrast sensitivity.
In their study, the North Carolina team used the 1997 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention case description for estuary-associated syndrome (EAS).
EPA) and the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH), formulated a case description for estuary-associated syndrome (EAS) (20).

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