Occupational Exposure to Pfiesteria Species in Estuarine Waters Is Not a Risk Factor for Illness


BACKGROUND Exposure to the dinoflagellate Pfiesteria has, under certain circumstances, been associated with deficits in human learning and memory. However, uncertainties remain about the health risk of chronic, low-level exposures (as seen among occupationally exposed commercial fishermen), particularly in light of studies suggesting that Pfiesteria strains… (More)

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