Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisoning, Washington, USA, 2011
Jennifer K. Lloyd , Jeffrey S. Duchin, Jerry Borchert, Harold Flores Quintana, and Alison Robertson
Author affiliations: Public Health—Seattle & King County, Seattle, Washington, USA (J.K. Lloyd, J.S. Duchin); University of Washington, Seattle (J.S. Duchin); Washington State Department of Health, Tumwater, Washington, USA (J. Borchert); US Food and Drug Administration, Dauphin Island, Alabama, USA (H. Flores Quintana, A. Robertson)
Figure 1. . Diarrhetic shellfish poisoning toxin monitoring sites, Washington, USA, 2010–2011. Eighteen sites were monitored during the 2010 pilot study (open circles); 5 pilot sites were selected for continued monitoring during 2011 (solid circles). Sequim Bay State Park (star), the site implicated in the human illnesses described in this article, was among the sites monitored in 2011.
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