Ciguatera fish poisoning on the West Africa Coast: An emerging risk in the Canary Islands (Spain).

@article{Boada2010CiguateraFP,
  title={Ciguatera fish poisoning on the West Africa Coast: An emerging risk in the Canary Islands (Spain).},
  author={Luis D Boada and Manuel Zumbado and Octavio P. Luzardo and Maira Almeida‐Gonz{\'a}lez and Steven M. Plakas and Hudson R. Granade and Ann Mary Abraham and Edward L. E. Jester and Robert W. Dickey},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 8},
  pages={
          1516-9
        }
}
Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is endemic in certain tropical and subtropical regions of the world. CFP had not been described on the West Africa Coast until a 2004 outbreak in the Canary Islands. In 2008-2009, two additional outbreaks of ciguatera occurred. Individuals afflicted had consumed lesser amberjack (Seriola rivoliana) captured from nearby waters. Caribbean ciguatoxin-1 (C-CTX-1) was confirmed in fish samples by LC-MS/MS. Ciguatoxic fish in this region may pose a new health risk for… CONTINUE READING

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