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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

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
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poison control centers with the substance code "Ciguatera Fish Poisoning" affecting humans during 2001-2011 were obtained from the NPDS run by the American Association of Poison Control Centers (http://www.aapcc.
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During August 2010-July 2011, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) received reports of six outbreaks and one single case of ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP), involving a total of 28 persons.
Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is the most common seafood intoxication worldwide, but its incidence has been difficult to establish because there are no biomarkers to diagnose human exposure.
BACKGROUND: Although ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is the most common seafood intoxication worldwide, its burden has been difficult to establish because there are no biomarkers to diagnose human exposure.