Mushroom Poisoning in Thailand: Incidence and Intoxication to Human Health

  title={Mushroom Poisoning in Thailand: Incidence and Intoxication to Human Health},
  author={Apiwat Tawatsin and Sittiporn Parnmen and Usavadee Thavara and Padet Siriyasatien and Pornpimol Kongtip},
  journal={Medical research archives},
Mushroom poisoning is one of the public health issues related to food-borne diseases in Thailand and worldwide. This paper revealed the incidence of mushroom poisoning in Thailand between 2008 and 2017 and discussed relevant information involved. About 1,200 to 2,000 reported cases were reported each year with morbidity rates from 1.86 to 3.34 per 100,000 population and mortality rates from 0.12 to 1.12%. Overall, 15,680 patients of mushroom poisoning were reported in Thailand during the 10… 

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