|کد مقاله||کد نشریه||سال انتشار||مقاله انگلیسی||ترجمه فارسی||نسخه تمام متن|
|5559791||1403298||2017||3 صفحه PDF||ندارد||دانلود کنید|
IntroductionPalytoxin, produced by unicellular microalgae, is one of the most potent toxins known. Human exposure results most prominently through oral, dermal, and inhalational contact. There is no current data on the prevalence of cases in the United States.MethodsThis study reviewed human inhalational and dermal exposures to palytoxin via records from the National Poison Data System from 2000 to 2014.ResultsThere were 171 cases reported, the majority occurred at a residence and experienced minor respiratory or dermal symptoms and recovered without any major sequelae or fatalities. Ten patients required admission to an intensive care unit.ConclusionThe incidence of palytoxin exposure is low but significant symptoms can occur.
Journal: Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology - Volume 55, October 2017, Pages 107-109