Surveillance for possible estuary-associated syndrome--six states, 1998-1999.

  title={Surveillance for possible estuary-associated syndrome--six states, 1998-1999.},
  journal={MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report},
  volume={49 17},
  • Published 2000 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report
Pfiesteria piscicida (Pp) is an alga that has been associated with fish kills in estuaries (where fresh water mixes with salty seawater) along the eastern seaboard and possibly with human health effects. Since June 1, 1998, surveillance for possible estuary-associated syndrome (PEAS), including possible Pp-related human illness, has been conducted in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. This report summarizes passive surveillance for PEAS during June 1… CONTINUE READING

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