Anisakis simplex

Anisakis simplex

(an?i-sa'kis sim'pleks)
A species of the genus Anisakis, a nematode that is an intestinal parasite typically infesting crustaceans, fish, or sea mammals. It causes anisakiasis in humans. Synonym: herring worm
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Recently, molecular genetic techniques have shown that the main species, Anisakis simplex and Pseudoterranova decipiens, are in fact species groups with distinct geographic and biologic characteristics (3,4).
This two armed in vitro and in vivo study sought to measure the effect of Matricaria chamomilla essential oil (EO) on the larvae of Anisakis simplex.
Action of different monoterpenic compounds against Anisakis simplex s.
The other is a roundworm, Anisakis simplex, that does widely occur in saltwater species around the world but so rarely causes illness in the United States that fewer than 10 cases are reported each year.
The condition is now known as red vent syndrome and scientists have concluded it is being caused by these parasite worms, which are called anisakis simplex and hysterothylacium simplex.
The nematode worm Anisakis simplex can cause serious health problems, especially in pregnant women and elderly people.
The worms were identified as the larvae of Anisakis simplex and measured up to 17.
Most infections in humans have been caused by Anisakis simplex sensu stricto and Pseudoterranova decipiens nematodes (1); however, since 1999, a few human infections with Anisakis pegreffii larvae (a sibling species of A.
and the larval nematodes Anisakis simplex, Pseudoterranova decipiens, Contracaecum sp.
Different natural monoterpenes (geraniol, citronellol, citral, carvacrol, cuminaldehyde and eugenol) are studied in vitro against Anisakis simplex s.