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Jamaican vomiting sickness in Toledo, Ohio

J A McTague, R Forney
Annals of Emergency Medicine 1994, 23 (5): 1116-8
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The endemic illness of Jamaica known as ackee poisoning is reported for the first time in the United States. The toxic exposure resulted from the consumption of canned ackee. The epidemiology, diagnosis, theoretical mechanism, and possible therapy of this disease are discussed.

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