alexa Human fatality due to ingestion of the crab Demania reynaudii that contained a palytoxin-like toxin.


Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

Author(s): Alcala AC, Alcala LC, Garth JS, Yasumura D, Yasumoto T

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Abstract Clinical accounts of a human fatality resulting from ingestion of the crab Demania reynaudii are documented. The causative toxin was suggested to be palytoxin on the basis of dose-death time relationships and chromatographic properties.
This article was published in Toxicon and referenced in Journal of Addiction Research & Therapy

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