Ciguatera fish poisoning in Miami.

@article{Lawrence1980CiguateraFP,
  title={Ciguatera fish poisoning in Miami.},
  author={Dale N. Lawrence and M B Enriquez and R M Lumish and A Maceo},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1980},
  volume={244 3},
  pages={254-8}
}
Ciguatoxic fish constitute a continuing foodborne disease problem in Miami. Information from 129 cases of ciguatera fish poisoning reported to the Dade County (Miami) department of Public Health during 1974 to 1976 was used for epidemiologic study of the syndrome. The case definition required that both gastrointestinal and paresthetic neurological symptoms be experienced within 36 hours after eating fish. Grouper and snapper were the fish most frequently implicated. Neither methods of storage… CONTINUE READING

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