Abstract:Anisakiasis and Pseudoterranovosis are human diseases caused by the ingestion of live
Anisakidae larvae in raw, undercooked or lightly marinated fish. Larvae were
collected from one salted cod sold for human consumption in a Sao Paulo market in
2013. One section of one brownish larva was used for molecular analyses. The partial
COX2 gene sequence from the larva had a nucleotide identity of 99.8 % with
Pseudoterranova azarasi, which belongs to the Pseudoterranova decipiens species
complex. The risk of allergy w…
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