Ciguatera poisoning: an example of a public health challenge

Ting, Jys, Brown, AFT and Pearn, JH (1998) Ciguatera poisoning: an example of a public health challenge. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 22 1: 140-142. doi:10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01158.x


Author Ting, Jys
Brown, AFT
Pearn, JH
Title Ciguatera poisoning: an example of a public health challenge
Journal name Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1326-0200
Publication date 1998-02
Year available 1998
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/j.1467-842X.1998.tb01158.x
Volume 22
Issue 1
Start page 140
End page 142
Total pages 3
Place of publication Carlton, VIC.
Publisher Blackwell Publishing
Language eng
Subject 1117 Public Health and Health Services
Abstract Ciguatera is a common fonn of fish poisoning, endemic in all nations of the Pacific region. Several thousand cases have been notified to Queensland authorities over a IO-year period. HO\\'ever, many cases remain undiagnosed and most go unreported. The public health implications include raising a",-areness of the condition, ensuring that ciguatera is considered in differential diagnosis and promoting better documentation and reporting.
Keyword Fish poisoning
Symptoms
Differential diagnosis
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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