Human fatality due to ingestion of the crab Demania reynaudii that contained a palytoxin-like toxin.

@article{Alcala1988HumanFD,
  title={Human fatality due to ingestion of the crab Demania reynaudii that contained a palytoxin-like toxin.},
  author={A C Alcala and Luis Cortes Alcala and John S. Garth and Douglas Yasumura and Takeshi Yasumoto},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={1988},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={105-7}
}
Clinical accounts of a human fatality resulting from ingestion of the crab Demania reynaudii are documented. The causative toxin was suggested to be palytoxin on the basis of dose-death time relationships and chromatographic properties.