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Causes of Ciguatera poisoning

Primary Cause of Ciguatera poisoning

The primary cause of Ciguatera poisoning is the result:

  • at any time, from exposure to toxins, poisons, environmental, or other substances.

Ciguatera poisoning Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Ciguatera poisoning:

Ciguatera poisoning: Geographical Location Profile

Geographical Profile for Ciguatera poisoning: reefs in Hawaii, Guam and other South Pacific islands, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico...more »

Ciguatera poisoning: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Ciguatera poisoning, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Ciguatera poisoning:

Ciguatera poisoning: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Ciguatera poisoning: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Ciguatera poisoning?

Causes: Ciguatera poisoning: Barracuda are commonly associated with ciguatoxin poisoning, but eating grouper, sea bass, snapper, mullet, and a number of other fish that live in oceans between latitude 35° N and 35° S has caused the disease. These fish are typically caught by sport fishermen on reefs in Hawaii, Guam and other South Pacific islands, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. (Source: excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Ciguatera poisoning:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Ciguatera poisoning may be found in:

 

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