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Update: Neurologic illness associated with eating Florida pufferfish, 2002.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12033478     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
As of May 15, 2002, a total of 13 presumptive cases of saxitoxin poisoning were reported in Florida residents who ate pufferfish caught in waters near Titusville, Florida. Five cases were reported in April, and eight cases were identified through increased surveillance by Florida poison control centers, hospital emergency departments (EDs), and county health departments. This report updates the investigation of these cases.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0149-2195     ISO Abbreviation:  MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep.     Publication Date:  2002 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-29     Completed Date:  2002-06-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802429     Medline TA:  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  414-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Florida / epidemiology
Foodborne Diseases / epidemiology
Humans
Hypesthesia / etiology
Paresthesia / etiology
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / etiology*
Saxitoxin / analysis*
Seafood / poisoning*
Tetraodontiformes* / metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
35523-89-8/Saxitoxin

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