Allergy to asticot maggots. Identification of allergens.

@article{Carreo2003AllergyTA,
  title={Allergy to asticot maggots. Identification of allergens.},
  author={S. Porcel Carre{\~n}o and S. Jim{\'e}nez-Tim{\'o}n and C. C{\'a}mara Hij{\'o}n and A. Rodr{\'i}guez Trabado and E. Rodr{\'i}guez Mart{\'i}n and C. Fletes Peral and J. Hern{\'a}ndez Arbeiza and R. Cobo L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          265-9
        }
}
  • S. Porcel Carreño, S. Jiménez-Timón, +5 authors R. Cobo López
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Allergologia et immunopathologia
  • UNLABELLED There are some written reports of allergic reactions after contact with Asticot larvae in anglers and occupationally exposed workers. Clinical and immunological studies were performed to confirm the allergens involved in the case of a 12-year-old male who developed respiratory symptoms shortly after contact with Asticot maggots used as fish bait. METHODS AND RESULTS Aqueous extracts of Asticot maggots were taken for in vivo and in vitro tests. The protein concentration as… CONTINUE READING

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