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poison

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anything that is injurious, destructive, or fatal

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a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species

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FAO food and nutrition paper 80: marine biotoxins [cited 2012 Nov 30].
Understanding how and where harmful algal blooms originate will help provide early warnings to protect human health and reduce the impact of biotoxins on Washington's coastal shellfisheries," said Vera Trainer, Ph.
The fish biotoxin known as ciguatera poison occurs as a result of a food chain mechanism in many reef-associated fish in tropical areas, the Caribbean, and Pacific Islands.
For recalcitrant patients, look again and again for unrecognized infections, a hypercoagulation state, biotoxin illness from mold exposure, methylation faults, heavy metal toxicity, and occult dental infections.
The Group's Competence Centre for Mycotoxin and Biotoxin Testing in Hamburg has been a pioneer in developing highly sensitive and innovative methods for trace amount detection of mycotoxins and biotoxins in food and feed for more than 20 years.
1) Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), Barrack Road, The Nothe, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UB, UK; (2) Technische Universitat Munchen, Walther-Meifiner-Strafie 3,85748 Garching, Germany; (3) Marine Biotoxin Department, Mar del Plata Regional Laboratory, Agri-food Health and Quality National Service (Senasa), Argentina
Unweighted outbreak data may be biased toward seafood outbreaks caused by marine biotoxins (e.
According to Vera Trainer, a scientist at the NOAA Fisheries Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, "Understanding how and where harmful algal blooms originate will help provide early warnings to protect human health and reduce the impact of biotoxins on coastal shellfisheries.
A marine biotoxin control official should be designated to receive and distribute all marine biotoxin-related information.
Opening chapters provide an overview of the key issues associated with microbial and biotoxin contamination.
Scallops are included regularly in the New Zealand biotoxin monitoring program; however, there have been few records of toxic scallops.
Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, his work in the area of biotoxin detection earned an Army Achievement Medal.
His "biotoxin pathway" and treatment protocol have been instrumental pieces of the puzzle for many struggling with chronic biotoxin illness.
The marine biotoxin domoic acid (DA), produced by the cosmopolitan diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia, is responsible for causing amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP).
We are excited to see the functionality of the Resolver system expand to the important area of marine biotoxin research, conducted by this comprehensive national program.