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Jamaican vomiting sickness
Review Articles from PubMed
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.
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
An acute illness (Jamaican vomiting sickness) which affected two adults after eating unripe ackee fruit was investigated. Analyses of serum and urine samples were performed to compare the patterns of organic acidaemia and aciduria with those reported from childhood cases. The main ...