Anisakis


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Anisakis

 [an″ĭ-sa´kis]
a genus of nematodes that parasitize the stomachs of marine mammals and birds.

Anisakis

(an'i-sā'kis),
Genus of nematodes (family Anisakidae) that includes many common parasites of marine fish-eating birds and marine mammals.
[G. anisos, unequal, + akis, a point]

Anisakis

/An·i·sa·kis/ (an″ĭ-sa´kis) a genus of nematodes that parasitize the stomachs of marine mammals and birds.

Anisakis

[an′i·sa′kis]
Etymology: Gk, an-, not, without + isos, equal + akis, point
a genus of nematodes of the super family Ascaridoidea; species A. marina is the usual cause of human anisakiasis. Its organisms are found in the stomachs of marine animals and birds. Human infection occurs by ingestion of raw fish that contain larvae.

Anisakis

a genus of nematodes that parasitize the stomachs of marine mammals; found most commonly in wild fish, rarely in cultured fish. Larval stages can cause disease in humans.
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Exposure to the fish parasite Anisakis causes allergic airway hyperreactivity and dermatitis.
Most human infections are caused by the ingestion of raw fish infected with live third-stage larvae (L3) of Anisakis spp.
Tenders are invited for bim invites tenders for a study to identify potential on board methods for reducing the occurrence of anisakis parasitic worms in landed fish.
Las larvas de tercer estadio de Anisakis (L3) fueron extraidas de bacaladillas (Micromesistius poutassou).
El anisakis es un parasito que los peces contraen a traves de la alimentacion, por ello, el Salmon Noruego de Acuicultura no puede contagiarse, ya que su dieta se compone exclusivamente de piensos controlados.
El parasitismo en peces ocasiona perdidas socioeconomicas, ya sea por la transmision al humano de patogenos de importancia en salud publica como el Anisakis sp y Diphyllobotrhium pacificum, o aquellas que, al estar presentes, pueden ocasionar el deterioro o dano del producto, el cual debe ser descartado de las lineas de comercio o produccion, segun lo establece la normativa sanitaria vigente.
Ani s 1, the major allergen of Anisakis simplex: purification by affinity chromatography and functionaI expression in Escherichia coli.
Esta fue una alerta alimentaria de caracter local, que tuvo lugar en Euskadi cuando el Gobierno Vasco, el 8 de mayo, advierte de la presencia de anisakis en un alto porcentaje de anchoas del Cantabrico.
The association of urticaria with the following parasites has been reported: Giardia lamblia, Fasciola hepatica, Toxocara canis, Echinococcus granulosus, Strongyloides stercoralis, Hymenolepis nana, Blastocystis hominis, Ascaris lumbricoides, Anisakis simplex, Cimexlectularius (bedbug), Argas reflexus (bird tick).