Tetrodotoxin poisoning in Taiwan: an analysis of poison center data.

@article{Yang1996TetrodotoxinPI,
  title={Tetrodotoxin poisoning in Taiwan: an analysis of poison center data.},
  author={Chih Ching Yang and S. C. Liao and J F Deng},
  journal={Veterinary and human toxicology},
  year={1996},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          282-6
        }
}
Tetrodotoxin (TTX) poisonings are not infrequently seen in Taiwan, and several outbreaks have been recorded by the Poison Control Center (PCC)-Taiwan during 1988-1995. However, their demographic data, clinical features, and medical outcome have not been reported. A retrospective study analyzed the PCC data of TTX poisonings. All patients reported to the PCC-Taiwan as TTX poisoning from July 1988 through December 1995 were included. Excluding 2 incidents, the diagnosis of TTX poisoning was… CONTINUE READING

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