Keywords: ciguatera, scromboid, tetrodotoxin (PubMed Search)
Food poisoning can occur with many different food groups/items, as well as how the food is prepared, handled or stored.
There are three specific “food poisonings” associated with fish consumption can cause serious toxicity/illness beyond GI symptoms: Ciguatera, Scrombroid, tetrodotoxin (puffer fish)
May progress to develop…
Treatment: supportive care and mannitol in presence of severe neurologic symptoms (limited evidence).
Tx: H1/H2 blockers and supportive care
Serious reactions: treat like allergic/anaphylactic reaction
Treatment: supportive care and intubated if needed.