Significant envenomation by Aurelia aurita, the moon jellyfish

Toxicon. 1988;26(2):215-7. doi: 10.1016/0041-0101(88)90174-2.


The case of a patient envenomated by Aurelia aurita, who developed significant local cutaneous lesions and immunospecific serum antibodies is reported. The lesions required more than ten days to heal. The patient developed significant cross-reacting antibodies to Chrysaora quinquecirrha antigens.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Animals
  • Bites and Stings* / immunology
  • Bites and Stings* / pathology
  • Cnidarian Venoms* / immunology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Scyphozoa / immunology


  • Cnidarian Venoms