Anisakis simplex as a risk factor for relapsing acute urticaria: a case-control study.

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BACKGROUND IgE-mediated hypersensitivity reactions to Anisakis simplex have been described after ingestion of fish, suggesting that sensitisation to this parasite may induce acute urticaria and anaphylaxis. Anisakis simplex allergens are highly resistant to heat and freezing, and sensitisation may occur even in populations with low consumption of raw… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jech.2007.061572

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