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Anisakiasis Summary

Description: Infection with roundworms of the genus ANISAKIS. Human infection results from the consumption of fish harboring roundworm larvae. The worms may cause acute NAUSEA; VOMITING; or penetrate into the wall of the DIGESTIVE TRACT where they give rise to EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMA in the STOMACH; INTESTINES; or the OMENTUM.

Also Known As: Anisakiases

Networked: 130 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 6 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Anisakiasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Albendazole (Albenza) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 1
  2. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) : 1 outcome in 36 results : IBA
  3. Antibodies : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  4. Allergens : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  5. styrene-methylmethacrylate copolymer : 2 studies in 61 results : IBA
  6. Antigens : 2 studies in 23 results : IBA
  7. Immunoglobulin G (IgG) : 1 study in 10 results : IBA
  8. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. Barium : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  10. Proteins (Proteins, Gene) : 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Anisakiasis

  1. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
  2. Infection
  3. Trichuriasis
  4. Ascariasis
  5. Abdominal Pain (Pain, Abdominal)
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Key Therapies for Anisakiasis

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  1. Laparotomy : 5 results
  2. Surgical Instruments (Clip) : 2 results
  3. First Aid (Aids, First) : 1 result
  4. Colectomy : 1 result
  5. Oral Administration : 1 result

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