General Information

Event name: GB-07-017
Nature of the harmful event:
Seafood toxins
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: +ve MBA)
Associated syndrome: DSP
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: Yes (Food Standards Agency Monitoring Programme)
Event occurred before in this location: Yes (DSP regularly detected here)
Individuals to contact: BRESNAN, Eileen , Davidson, Keith

Location & Date

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General location information: West Coast Scotland, Argyll and Bute
HAB Area code(s): GB-15 GB-16
Additional location information: DSP +ve results determined in multiple locations;Colonsay, Loch na Keal, Loch Scridain, Loch Etive, West Loch Tarbert. One +ve DSP MBA recorded at each site between 2007-05-29 and 2007-08-08
Bloom event dates (yyyy/mm/dd): Event Date:2007-05-29
Quarantine levels dates (yyyy/mm/dd): First detection: 2007-05-29, End: 2007-08-22
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Dinophysis spp. (1100 cells/L)
Co-Ocurring Species/Genus:
Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

Species containing the toxin Toxin type Toxin details Max. concentration Assay type
Mytilus edulis Bioassay-Mouse
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Created at 03:37 on 13 Jul 2020