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Ciguatera fish poisoning--Texas, 1997.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1998 Aug 28; 47(33):692-4.MM

Abstract

On October 21, 1997, the Southeast Texas Poison Center was contacted by a local physician requesting information about treatment for crew members of a cargo ship docked in Freeport, Texas, who were ill with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and muscle weakness. This report summarizes an investigation of this outbreak by the Texas Department of Health (TDH), which indicated that 17 crew members experienced ciguatera fish poisoning resulting from eating a contaminated barracuda.

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eng

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9733416

Citation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "Ciguatera Fish poisoning--Texas, 1997." MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, vol. 47, no. 33, 1998, pp. 692-4.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ciguatera fish poisoning--Texas, 1997. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1998;47(33):692-4.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (1998). Ciguatera fish poisoning--Texas, 1997. MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 47(33), 692-4.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ciguatera Fish poisoning--Texas, 1997. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1998 Aug 28;47(33):692-4. PubMed PMID: 9733416.
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