Laboratory confirmation of Amanita smithiana mushroom poisoning.

@article{Apperley2013LaboratoryCO,
  title={Laboratory confirmation of Amanita smithiana mushroom poisoning.},
  author={Scott T Apperley and Paula Kr{\"o}ger and Martin Kirchmair and Mercedeh Kiaii and Daniel Thomas Holmes and Ian Garber},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  year={2013},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={249-51}
}
CONTEXT Here we present a case of Amanita smithiana poisoning resulting in acute kidney injury requiring dialysis, and highlight laboratory methods used to confirm the diagnosis. Identification of Amanita smithiana toxin using thin-layer chromatography can provide greater diagnostic certainty than history and renal function tests alone. CASE DETAILS A 63-year-old male presented to hospital with anuria and gastrointestinal symptoms, two days after consuming a soup of wild mushrooms he had… CONTINUE READING
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