Volume 21, Number 2—February 2015
Molecular Diagnosis of Cause of Anisakiasis in Humans, South Korea
|Patient no.||Patient sex||Year of larvae recovery||No. larvae recovered||Clinical signs and symptoms||Anisakis larvae sequencing results
(% identical sites)
|A. simplex s.s.||A. pegreffii|
|1||M||2000||1||Abdominal pain, nausea||99.2||100|
|2||M||2000||1||Indigestion, vague gastric pain||99.2||100|
|3||M||2002||1||Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting||99.2||100|
|4||F||2002||1||Abdominal pain and tenderness, anorexia||99.2||100|
|5||F||2003||1||Epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting||99.2||100|
|6||M||2003||1||Abdominal pain, indigestion||99.2||100|
|7||F||2003||1||Abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea||99.2||100|
|8||F||2003||1||Abdominal pain, nausea, anorexia||99.2||100|
|9||F||2004||1||Epigastric pain, abdominal fullness||99.2||100|
|10||M||2005||1||Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting||99.2||100|
|11||F||2005||1||Abdominal pain, indigestion, nausea, vomiting||99.2||100|
|12||M||2005||1||Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting||99.2||100|
|13||M||2005||1||Epigastric pain, indigestion, nausea||99.2||100|
|14||M||2006||1||Abdominal discomfort, nausea||99.2||100|
|15||M||2012||1||Abdominal pain and tenderness||100||99.2|
|16||M||2013||15†||Abdominal pain and tenderness, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, anorexia||99.2||100|
*All patients underwent gastroduodenoscopy, during which Anisakis larvae were removed with biopsy forceps.
†Of these 15 larvae, 11 were analyzed by use of molecular techniques.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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