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Anisakid nematodes and anisakiasis

Lymbery, A.J.ORCID: 0000-0002-0542-3446 and Cheah, F.A. (2007) Anisakid nematodes and anisakiasis. In: Murrell, K.D. and Fried, B., (eds.) Food-borne parasitic zoonoses : fish and plant-borne parasites. Springer, New York, pp. 185-208.

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Anisakiasis (anisakidosis) refers to infection of people with larval stages of ascaridoid nematodes belonging to the family Anisakidae (and possibly also Raphidascarididae). These worms, commonly called anisakids, utilize aquatic mammals, piscivorous birds, aquatic reptiles, or fish as definitive hosts, and aquatic invertebrates and fish as intermediate or paratenic hosts.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: Springer
Copyright: Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2007
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