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Wilderness: Scombroid Poisoning (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

scombroid poisoning, albacore, amberjack, anchovy, Australian salmon, bluefish, bonito, kahawai, herring, mackerel, mahi-mahi, needlefish, saury, sardine, skipjack, wahoo, yellowfin tuna, food poisoning

Author and Editor

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCES:

FDA.gov. Foodborne Illness.

MedscapeReference.com. Scombroid Toxicity.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/27/2013

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