A nematode. Make the diagnosis on biopsy; there is no serology.
Eating raw freshwater fish, frogs, reptiles and birds especially in Japan, Thailand and SE Asia. It is also common in Mexico, beware ceviche, it's people. No, sorry that would be soylent green (PubMed). Ceviche isn't really cooked. And Asian Swamp Eels (PubMed). Mmmmm.
Albendazole 400 mg daily for 21 days or 400 mg bid for 21 days
ivermectin 200 mcg/kg once daily for 1 day or 200 mcg/kg once daily for 2 days all appear effective.
Last update: 05/05/18