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Anisakis An·i·sa·kis (ān'ĭ-sā'kĭs) n. A genus of nematodes that includes many common parasites of marine mammals and marine fish-eating birds. The American ...

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EFSA scientific opinion on risk assessment of parasites in fishery
parasite antigens. For allergy, the only parasite in fishery products implicated is the nematode Anisakis simplex, and sensitisation occurs via infection by live ...
Integrating animal health surveillance and food safety: the - OIE
Rev. sci. tech.
Anisakis larvae ("herringworm"; Nematoda) in fish - Ices
Anisakiasis - NCBI
implicated in human disease: Anisakis (sensu lato), Pseudo- terranova ... our review on Anisakis and Pseudoterranova species only. There are two forms of ...
Anisakis – A food-borne parasite that triggers allergic host defences
Anisakis is a parasitic nematode which infects fish and marine invertebrates, including crustaceans and molluscs. Ingestion of contaminated seafood can cause ...

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Attenzione a sushi e sashimi per la presenza di Anisakis
Attenzione a sushi e sashimi per la presenza di Anisakis. Spatola, suro, sgombro, merluzzo, scorfano e alici possono contenere parassiti dannosi anche per l'uomo.
Pesce crudo, contro le larve Anisakis basta masticare bene
MILANO – Pesce crudo, contro le larve da Anisakis basta masticare bene.
ALIMENTI/ Da anisakis a verme piatto, le insidie per chi ama il pesce crudo
«In Italia il numero annuo reale dei casi di anisakidosi è sicuramente sottostimato – assicura Atzori -Il ciclo biologico del genere Anisakis si sviluppa interamente nell'ecosistema marino, quindi l'uomo rappresenta un ospite accidentale.
Come ridurre il rischio Anisakis
Molluschi crudi, pesce fresco marinato o poco cotto possono celare una pericolosa insidia per la nostra salute: l'Anisakis.
Connection between chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) and parasite infections
The authors wrote, “CSU patients were more often diagnosed with protozoa, had a significantly higher risk of toxocariasis seropositivity and Anisakis simplex sensitization, when compared to healthy controls.

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Anisakis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Anisakis is a genus of parasitic nematodes, which have life cycles involving fish and marine mammals. They are infective to humans and cause anisakiasis.
CDC - Anisakiasis - Biology
Mar 18, 2015 Anisakiasis is caused by the accidental ingestion of larvae of the nematodes ( roundworms) Anisakis simplex and Pseudoterranova decipiens.
CDC - Anisakiasis - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Nov 21, 2012 What is anisakiasis? Anisakiasis, or herring worm disease, is a parasitic disease caused by nematodes (worms) that attach to the wall of the ...
Anisakis - Parasites In Humans
Anisakis. Anisakis worms are parasitic roundworms living in the stomach. Anisakiasis (the disease) is acquired by eating uncooked fish or squid infected with ...
BBB - Anisakis simplex and related
Dec 12, 2014 Provides basic facts about anisakis simplex and related worms.

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