Protophormia terraenovae. A new allergenic species in amateur fishermen of Caceres, Spain.


BACKGROUND Asticot maggot (Blowfly, Calliphoridae family) is the most important live bait used for angling in our country. Prevalence of allergy to live fish bait in occupationally exposed workers has been described. The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of asticot allergy in amateur fishermen and the identification of marketed asticot… (More)


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