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What is Venerupin shellfish poisoning?

What is Venerupin shellfish poisoning?

  • Venerupin shellfish poisoning: The venerupin shellfish can be eaten by humans. The shellfish can become toxic if they consume toxic algae. The shellfish is most commonly found and eaten in Japan but has been introduced into parts of the US. Interestingly, all cases of poisoning have occurred in very localized areas of Japan where they are harvested from lakes. This type of poisoning tends to have a high death rate - up to a third of patients die.

Venerupin shellfish poisoning: Introduction

Types of Venerupin shellfish poisoning:

Broader types of Venerupin shellfish poisoning:

How serious is Venerupin shellfish poisoning?

Prognosis of Venerupin shellfish poisoning: Venerupin shellfish poisoning carries a relatively high risk of death. Prompt medical attention may improve the prognosis.
Complications of Venerupin shellfish poisoning: see complications of Venerupin shellfish poisoning

What causes Venerupin shellfish poisoning?

Causes of Venerupin shellfish poisoning: see causes of Venerupin shellfish poisoning

What are the symptoms of Venerupin shellfish poisoning?

Symptoms of Venerupin shellfish poisoning: see symptoms of Venerupin shellfish poisoning

Complications of Venerupin shellfish poisoning: see complications of Venerupin shellfish poisoning

Venerupin shellfish poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Venerupin shellfish poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Venerupin shellfish poisoning

Main name of condition: Venerupin shellfish poisoning

Other names or spellings for Venerupin shellfish poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Venerupin shellfish], Asari shellfish poisoning

 

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