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February 7th, 2013

Ciguatera Is Hot (But It Could Be Cold)

The news about the cases of ciguatera fish poisoning in New York (NY Times here, MMWR here) reminded me of several unusual things about this form of “harmful algal bloom,” as it is so artfully called by the experts. Specifically, here are six: Symptoms are bizarre.  It starts out like a standard case of gastroenteritis [...]


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