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ciguatera
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Ciguatera is a form of human poisoning caused by the consumption of subtropical and tropical marine finfish which have accumulated naturally occurring toxins through their diet. The toxins are known to originate from several dinoflagellate (algae) species that are common to ciguatera endemic regions in the lower latitudes.
Definition Source
Food and Drug Administration
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26268.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/26268
Used For
ciguatera fish poisoning
ciguatera poisoning
Broader Term
seafood-borne illness
Related Term
ciguatoxin
Spanish
ciguatera
Term Number
26268