neurotoxic shellfish poisoning


: shellfish poisoning that is characterized by neurological and gastrointestinal symptoms (such as numbness and tingling, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of muscle control, and sometimes partial paralysis) and is typically caused by a brevetoxin ingested in contaminated shellfish

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“Neurotoxic shellfish poisoning.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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