Introduction: Amnesic shellfish poisoning


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Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Rare shellfish poisoning sometimes causing amnesia.

Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Amnesic shellfish poisoning is a rare syndrome caused by a toxin made by a microscopic, red-brown, salt-water plant, or diatom called Nitzchia pungens. The toxin produced by these diatoms is concentrated in shellfish such as mussels and causes disease when the contaminated shellfish are eaten.1

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1. excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD

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