Anisakiasis

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Anisakiasis

A fish-borne zoonosis caused by the ingestion of third stage larvae of nematodes belonging to the genus Anisakis present in fish or cephalopods. Following its penetration in the human gastrointestinal tract the parasite can cause gastrointestinal classified as acute (manifesting as abdominal pain diarrhea nausea and vomiting) chronic or ectopic reactions or allergic manifestations (urticaria angioedema anaphylactic shock).

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version February 2024

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