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paralytic

1. of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
2. afflicted with or subject to paralysis
3. Brit informal very drunk
4. a person afflicted with paralysis
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TTXs can cause fatal human poisoning, which is similar to paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) caused by saxitoxins (STXs).
Paralytic shellfish poisoning is a persistent problem along the East and West coasts of the United States and is caused by algae that naturally produce PSTs.
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP): There is a long history of PSP in Canada, from the first documented incident in 1789 involving Captain Vancouver's crew, through the 1950s when Canada implemented the first PSP monitoring program in the world, based on the mouse bioassay.
Most reported cases or outbreaks of Haff disease have been associated with freshwater fish, unlike most other seafood-related illnesses (e.g., ciguatera, scombroid fish poisoning, or paralytic shellfish poisoning), which are associated with saltwater fish (14).
1995a), que fue reportado por primera vez por Graham (1943) en estas aguas, sin embargo, fue hasta 1979 cuando se le atribuyo un brote de intoxicacion del tipo PSP (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) en la bahia de Mazatlan (Mee et al.
"I collect them now," she explained, "ever since I saw the one entitled The Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Regulations." Like many things at the House of Commons, if you didn't see it, you wouldn't believe it.
Marine biologist Anderson recalls that after a hurricane in 1972, unusual conditions drove an alga that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning south from Canada to the U.S.
Paralytic shellfish poisoning is a problem primarily in the New England coastal states and in Alaska, California, and Wash' ton state.
If you're harvesting your own, obey posted warnings about polluted waters and paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP, or red tide).
The emergency room physician made a tentative diagnosis of paralytic shellfish poisoning. Soon the couple recovered and were released.
The Unit investigates fish kills, checks for chemical and other environmental hazards, and monitors the approach of paralytic shellfish poisoning. This practical program is complemented by a group conducting research into fish disease such as furunculosis and BKD.