Table 1

Reported events of L. majuscula toxicity in humans.

Date

Location

no. cases

author

time period

maximum period

days from solstice


1958

Oahu, Hawaii

125

Grauer and Arnold, 1961

July–August

+8–70

1959

Oahu, Hawaii

Grauer and Arnold, 1961

late June–July

+8–39

1960

Oahu, Hawaii

Grauer and Arnold, 1961

late June–July

+8–39

1968

Gushikawa, Okinawa

242

Hashimoto et al., 1976

21 July

late afternoon

+29

1976

Oahu, Hawaii

Mynderse et al., 1977

September

1980

Oahu, Hawaii

86

Serdula et al., 1982

13–26 August

18 August

+57

1983

Maui, Hawaii

31

Anderson et al., 1988

29–31 July

18:00–22:00 hours

+38

1986

Oahu, Hawaii

Izumi and Moore, 1987

summer


1998

Fraser Island, Australia

21

this study

January-Februrary

February

+47


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