A receptor binding assay for paralytic shellfish poisoning
toxins: recent advances and applications.
AOAC official method 2005.06: quantitative determination of paralytic shellfish poisoning
toxins in shellfish using prechromatographic oxidation and liquid chromatography with fluorescence detection.
KEY WORDS: paralytic shellfish poisoning
, liquid chromatography, mouse bioassay, toxin profiles, mussels, clams.
By law, Alaska shellfish must be tested for naturally occurring marine toxins, such as paralytic shellfish poisoning
, before they can be sold.
"HAB poisoning is a problem in these areas because poverty precludes expensive monitoring." For example, in a case in Guatemala, 187 people contracted paralytic shellfish poisoning
, and 26 died, including half of the children who were exposed.
The Regional Marine Biotoxin Laboratory said water samples from Cancabato Bay contained Pyrodinium bahamense variety compressum, a microorganism that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning
In an earlier interview, Nestor Domenden, BFAR Ilocos director, said these people showed symptoms of paralytic shellfish poisoning
caused by red tide toxin.
Current status of paralytic shellfish poisoning
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The state Department of Agriculture on Monday announced the closure of the entire Oregon Coast to recreational mussel and clam harvesting, from the mouth of the Columbia River to the California border, because of elevated levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning
, or PSP, toxins.
Perhaps the most striking example of this is the complete loss of the wild shellfish resource in Alaska--which once produced 5 million pounds annually--to persistent paralytic shellfish poisoning
The cases in this report occurred after eating pufferfish but are consistent with paralytic shellfish poisoning
Alaska's clammers will appreciate that ASTF pledged $311,000 to team up with Jellett Biotek, which put up more than $825,000 to come up with a way to test clams for signs of paralytic shellfish poisoning
and amnesiac shellfish poisoning, infrequent killers in coastal villages or where subsistence activities are high.
TACLOBAN CITY - Two bays in Eastern Visayas are now positive with paralytic shellfish poisoning
ABSTRACT The marine waters around Argentina are periodically affected by a range of phytoplankton species that are known producers of paralytic shellfish poisoning