Basic Summary for Amnesic shellfish poisoning


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Main name of condition: Amnesic shellfish poisoning
Other names or spellings: ASP


What is Amnesic shellfish poisoning?
  Brief description of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Rare shellfish poisoning sometimes causing amnesia.
  Parent types of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Brain conditions, Marine toxins, Stomach Conditions
  Organs Affected by Amnesic shellfish poisoning: brain, memory, stomach, gastrointestinal
How serious is Amnesic shellfish poisoning?
  Complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning
What are the symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning?
  Incubation period for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: 24 hours
  Incubation period for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Patients first experience gastrointestinal distress within 24 hours after eating the contaminated shellfish.1
  Symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning
How is it treated?
  Treatments for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see treatments for Amnesic shellfish poisoning

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD

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