Tag: fish poisoning

Bored Review – Scombroid

(Disclaimer: The featured video clip is more likely to represent anaphylaxis, not scombroid.)   You are on a blind date at a new Hawaiian restaurant. You order the Ahi tuna poke bowl. Thirty minutes into eating you suddenly feel stomach…

Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a real, not so rare occurrence seen in Emergency Departments predominately in the southern USA.  It occurs after humans eat apex predators of the ocean like barracuda and grouper.  If this looks tasty to you,…