Geographical Distribution and Epidemiology
Anisakiasis, which is caused by Anisakis larvae, is one of the most important parasitic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract in Japan . The clinical features of anisakiasis are characterized by a number of acute abdominal symptoms. It is characterized microscopically by an eosinophilic inflammation of the surrounding invading larva. In this chapter, epidemiological studies of anisakiasis are described.
KeywordsSkin Test Eosinophilic Inflammation Etiologic Mechanism Anisakis Simplex Arthus Reaction
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