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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Residential and recreational acquisition of possible estuary-associated syndrome: a new approach to successful diagnosis and treatment.
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.
The patient met the case definition for possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS), a syndrome described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) following human illness associated with estuarine contact around the time of the August 1997 TPC-related fish kill in Maryland estuaries.
In 1999, the CDC revised the case description of EAS, renaming it possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS).
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