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Author Eisenbarth, Albert

Title Occurrence of intestinal fish parasites in Australia : Identification of anisakid nematodes in commercially available fish species from south Australian Waters
Published Diplomica Verlag, 2009


Description 1 online resource (86 pages)
Contents Occurrence of intestinal fish parasites in Australia; Table of Contents; Acknowledgement; Abbreviations and symbols; Abstract; Zusammenfassung; Chapter 1 Literature review; Chapter 2 Material and Methods; Chapter 3 Results; Chapter 4 Discussion; References; Appendix
Summary Background: Nematodes of the family Anisakidae are parasites of marine organisms, such as fish and sea mammals, pose a threat to humans and cause the disease anisakiasis. In Australia, little has been done to evaluate the risk of exposure for consumers of infected fish to these parasites. The aim of the present study is to partially address this gap by a small-scale survey of five local fish species from southern Australia destined for consumption. Methods: Fish were collected and examined for intestinal worms, including anisakids. The parasite larvae collected were fixed and identified both by
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Subject Fishes -- Parasites -- Australia -- South Coast
Anisakidae -- Australia -- South Coast
Nematodes -- Research -- Australia
Fish as food -- Contamination -- Australia
Anisakiasis -- Australia -- Prevention
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biochemistry.
Fish as food -- Contamination
Fishes -- Parasites
Nematodes -- Research
Australia -- South Coast
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9783836630184