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What is Horseshoe Crab poisoning?

What is Horseshoe Crab poisoning?

  • Horseshoe Crab poisoning: The Asiatic horseshoe crab is eaten mainly in parts of Asia. Various parts of the crab become toxic during the reproductive season - flesh, unlaid green eggs and viscera. Poisoning most often occurs in Thailand. Eating the crabs should be avoided during reproductive season as poisoning can readily result in death.

Horseshoe Crab poisoning: Introduction

Types of Horseshoe Crab poisoning:

Broader types of Horseshoe Crab poisoning:

How serious is Horseshoe Crab poisoning?

Prognosis of Horseshoe Crab poisoning: This form of poisoning is considered to carry a high risk of death.
Complications of Horseshoe Crab poisoning: see complications of Horseshoe Crab poisoning

What causes Horseshoe Crab poisoning?

Causes of Horseshoe Crab poisoning: see causes of Horseshoe Crab poisoning

What are the symptoms of Horseshoe Crab poisoning?

Symptoms of Horseshoe Crab poisoning: see symptoms of Horseshoe Crab poisoning

Complications of Horseshoe Crab poisoning: see complications of Horseshoe Crab poisoning

Onset of Horseshoe Crab poisoning: usually within 30 minutes of ingestion

Horseshoe Crab poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Horseshoe Crab poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Horseshoe Crab poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Horseshoe Crab poisoning.
Treatments for Horseshoe Crab poisoning: see treatments for Horseshoe Crab poisoning

Name and Aliases of Horseshoe Crab poisoning

Main name of condition: Horseshoe Crab poisoning

Other names or spellings for Horseshoe Crab poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Horseshoe crab (Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda)], Asiatic Horseshoe Crab poisoning, Mimi poisoning

 

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