Wilderness: Ciguatera Toxin (cont.)
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Ciguatera Toxin Detection
Although some tests report the ability to detect this toxin in food, there are no officially sanctioned tests for ciguatera toxin available. Research is ongoing; investigators are researching the possibility of using monoclonal antibodies to both detect the toxin and to use the antibodies to treat patients.
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American Board of Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/26/2015
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