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What is Turban shell mollusk poisoning?

What is Turban shell mollusk poisoning?

  • Turban shell mollusk poisoning: The turban shell mollusk may become toxic due to a diet of toxic algae. The toxins occur in the gut of the mollusk and can cause poisoning symptoms in humans if the whole mollusk is eaten. Removing the internal organs of the mollusk prior to eating can reduce the risk of poisoning. Outbreaks of turban shell mollusk poisoning has occurred in Western Pacific regions and Marianas and Marcus Islands.

Turban shell mollusk poisoning: Introduction

Types of Turban shell mollusk poisoning:

Broader types of Turban shell mollusk poisoning:

What causes Turban shell mollusk poisoning?

Causes of Turban shell mollusk poisoning: see causes of Turban shell mollusk poisoning

What are the symptoms of Turban shell mollusk poisoning?

Symptoms of Turban shell mollusk poisoning: see symptoms of Turban shell mollusk poisoning

Turban shell mollusk poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Turban shell mollusk poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Turban shell mollusk poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Turban shell mollusk poisoning.
Treatments for Turban shell mollusk poisoning: see treatments for Turban shell mollusk poisoning

Name and Aliases of Turban shell mollusk poisoning

Main name of condition: Turban shell mollusk poisoning

Other names or spellings for Turban shell mollusk poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Turban shell mollusk]

 

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