Testing first aids for Physalia stings




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Published on Apr 27, 2017

Portuguese man o' war and bluebottle stings (Physalia sp.) are some of the most common jellyfish stings worldwide. This short video summarizes the results of the Pacific Cnidaria Research Laboratory's most recent findings, which support the use of vinegar and heat or Sting No More® products to treat Physalia stings.

Citation: Wilcox, C.L.; Headlam, J.L.; Doyle, T.K.; Yanagihara, A.A. "Assessing the Efficacy of First-Aid Measures in Physalia sp. Envenomation, Using Solution- and Blood Agarose-Based Models." Toxins 2017, 9, 149.

Free Full-Text Available Online at: http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6651/9/5/149

Dr. Yanagihara, head of the Pacific Cnidaria Research Laboratory and senior author: manoa-hawaii.academia.edu/AngelYanagihara
Dr. Christie Wilcox, lead author: http://christiewilcox.com


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