Risk Factors for Ciguatera poisoning
List of Risk Factors for Ciguatera poisoning
The list of risk factors mentioned for Ciguatera poisoning in various sources includes:
Risk factors discussion:
Marine finfish most commonly implicated in ciguatera fish poisoning include the groupers, barracudas, snappers, jacks, mackerel, and triggerfish. Many other species of warm-water fishes harbor ciguatera toxins. The occurrence of toxic fish is sporadic, and not all fish of a given species or from a given locality will be toxic.
(Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)
About risk factors:
Risk factors for Ciguatera poisoning are factors that do not seem
to be a direct cause of the disease,
but seem to be associated in some way.
Having a risk factor for Ciguatera poisoning
makes the chances
of getting a condition higher but does
not always lead to Ciguatera poisoning.
Also, the absence of any risk factors
or having a protective factor does not necessarily
guard you against getting Ciguatera poisoning.
For general information and a list of risk factors,
see the risk center.