MARVIN J. SEVEN, M.D.
Poisoning from shellfish has become a little known clinical entity in this country except in certain of the coastal areas, where sporadic cases appear. Not too many years ago it occurred occasionally in epidemic proportions, as in California in 1927,1 but more recently it has been observed so infrequently that many persons have relegated it to the status of a myth or "old wives' tale." This form of food poisoning is seen most often on the Pacific Coast of this continent, but cases are reported from the Nova Scotia area, northern Europe and South Africa. Many of the details were
SEVEN MJ. MUSSEL POISONING1. Ann Intern Med. ;48:891–897. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-4-891
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(4):891-897.
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