Carybdea marsupialis (Cubozoa) in the Mediterranean Sea: The first case of a sting causing cutaneous and systemic manifestations

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Title: Carybdea marsupialis (Cubozoa) in the Mediterranean Sea: The first case of a sting causing cutaneous and systemic manifestations
Authors: Bordehore, Cesar | Nogué, Santiago | Gili, Josep-Maria | Acevedo, Melissa J. | Fuentes, Verónica L.
Research Group/s: Gestión de Ecosistemas y de la Biodiversidad (GEB)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ecología
Keywords: Carybdea | Cubozoa | Jellyfish
Knowledge Area: Ecología
Issue Date: 28-Aug-2014
Publisher: Wiley
Citation: Journal of Travel Medicine. 2014, In Press. doi:10.1111/jtm.12153
Abstract: A woman stung by the box jellyfish Carybdea marsupialis (Cnidaria, Cubozoa) at a Spanish Mediterranean beach, showed systemic manifestations over several months (pain far from the inoculation point, arthralgia, paresthesia, hyperesthesia, increase of eosinophils and IgE) in addition to the skin condition.
Sponsor: This research was carried out under contract LIFE 08 NAT ES 0064 (to CB, JMG and VF) co-financed by the European Commission (www.cubomed.eu), the Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Medio Ambiente, Fundación Biodiversidad and the Dirección General del Agua of the Regional Government of Valencia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/36920
ISSN: 1195-1982 (Print) | 1708-8305 (Online)
DOI: 10.1111/jtm.12153
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/preprint
Rights: © International Society of Travel Medicine
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jtm.12153
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