Exposure to the fish parasite Anisakis causes allergic airway hyperreactivity and dermatitis.

@article{Nieuwenhuizen2006ExposureTT,
  title={Exposure to the fish parasite Anisakis causes allergic airway hyperreactivity and dermatitis.},
  author={Natalie Eva Nieuwenhuizen and Andreas Ludwig Lopata and Mohamed F Jeebhay and De'Broski R Herbert and Thomas G. Robins and Frank Brombacher},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2006},
  volume={117 5},
  pages={1098-105}
}
BACKGROUND Several case reports show allergy and anaphylactic reactions to the fish parasite Anisakis in the domestic and occupational setting. Further research is needed on the prevalence and mechanisms of disease. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of Anisakis sensitization and related symptoms among workers in 2 fish-processing factories, and to use gene-deficient mice to determine the working mechanisms of Anisakis allergy. METHODS A modified version of the European Community… CONTINUE READING

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