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Scombrotoxin and Scombrotoxin-Like Poisoning from Canned Fish
C. K. Murray, G. Hobbs and R. J. Gilbert
The Journal of Hygiene
Vol. 88, No. 2 (Apr., 1982), pp. 215-220
Published by: Cambridge University Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3862725
Page Count: 6
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A number of scombrotoxin poisoning incidents which have recently occurred in the UK following the consumption of canned fish have been investigated. Symptoms are described and the relationship between the histamine content of incriminated samples and toxicity is discussed.
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