diarrhetic shellfish poisoning

diarrhetic shellfish poisoning
a type of shellfish poisoning caused by ingestion of mussels, scallops, or clams that have fed on algae of either genus Dinophysis or Prorocentrum, which contain okadaic acid and other toxins. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps.

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