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Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP)

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP) may occur following ingestion of shellfish that have fed on dinoflagellates producing an excitatory neurotransmitter. It can result in an encephalopathic condition which can be fatal. It may cause anterograde memory loss and other long term neurologic deficits.

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