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What is Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle?

What is Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle?

  • Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: Leatherback turtles are found and eaten in the rivers and coastal waters of Southeast Asia. It is believed that sometimes these turtles become poisonous when the eat toxic algae which occur at certain times of the year. Symptoms vary in nature and severity amongst patients - obviously the more that is eaten, the more severe the symptoms are.

Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: Introduction

Types of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle:

Broader types of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle:

How serious is Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle?

Prognosis of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: Severe cases can result in death and some symptoms such as mouth ulcers may persist for weeks or even months in survivors.
Complications of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: see complications of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

What causes Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle?

Causes of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: see causes of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

What are the symptoms of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle?

Symptoms of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: see symptoms of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

Complications of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: see complications of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

Onset of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: from hours to days after ingestion

Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle.
Treatments for Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle: see treatments for Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

Name and Aliases of Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

Main name of condition: Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle

Other names or spellings for Marine turtle poisoning -- Leatherback Turtle:

Animal poisoning [Leatherback Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)], Chelonitoxication [Leatherback Turtle]

 

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