Wilderness: Ciguatera Toxin Topic Guide

Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (Ciguatera Toxin) Ciguatera Fish Poisoning (Ciguatera Toxin): Ciguatera is a type of food poisoning caused by the ciguatera toxin found in large reef fish (most commonly in the Caribbean). Symptoms include: Ciguatera toxin fish poisoning may be a medical emergency and the poison control center, or emergency department should be consulted. The National Poison Control Center hotline in the United States is 1-800-222-1222.


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