Ciguatera Fish Poisoning in East Asia and Southeast Asia

  title={Ciguatera Fish Poisoning in East Asia and Southeast Asia},
  author={Thomas Yan-Keung Chan and Orazio Taglialatela-Scafati},
  booktitle={Marine drugs},
In the coastal countries of East Asia and Southeast Asia, ciguatera should be common because of the extensive tropical and subtropical coral reefs along the coasts and in the neighboring seas with ciguatoxic fishes. An extensive search of journal databases, the Internet and the government websites was performed to identify all reports of ciguatera from the regions. Based on the official data and large published case series, the incidence of ciguatera was higher in the coastal cities (Hong Kong… CONTINUE READING
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