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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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Turban shell mollusk poisoning is available below.
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