Occupational asthma by Anisakis simplex.

  title={Occupational asthma by Anisakis simplex.},
  author={Alicia Armentia and Manuel Lombardero and A Ma Callejo and J M Mart{\'i}n Santos and Francisco Javier Jim{\'e}nez Gil and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Vega and Mar{\'i}a Luisa Arranz and Camilo Martinez},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={102 5},
BACKGROUND No cases of occupational asthma caused by the inhalation of antigens from Anisakis simplex have been published. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possibility that A simplex can play a role in the asthma experienced by 2 workers when handling fish and fish flour. METHODS Skin prick and bronchial challenge tests with A simplex were performed. We also carried out measurements of specific IgE to A simplex and immunoblotting. RESULTS Both patients had strong… CONTINUE READING
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