CIGUATERA

@article{Swift1976CIGUATERA,
  title={CIGUATERA},
  author={Anthony Swift and T R Swift},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
  year={1976},
  volume={2}
}
  • A. SwiftT. Swift
  • Published 1 October 1976
  • Environmental Science
  • Medical Journal of Australia
Ciguatera is a type of marine food poisoning produced by the consumption of ciguatoxic reef fish. The disease is of significant concern in many tropical areas where it has been known for centuries. Although mortality from ciguatera is low, morbidity is high and symptoms may be debilitating and prolonged. Ciguatera produces characteristic gastrointestinal, neurological, and to a lesser extent, cardiovascular symptoms. Though the symptoms are relatively well documented, the disease often goes… 

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