Gastric lesions associated with the presence of Anisakis spp . Dujardin , 1845 ( Nematoda : Anisakidae ) in Cetaceans stranded on the coast of Ceara , Brazil

@inproceedings{Motta2008GastricLA,
  title={Gastric lesions associated with the presence of Anisakis spp . Dujardin , 1845 ( Nematoda : Anisakidae ) in Cetaceans stranded on the coast of Ceara , Brazil},
  author={Monica Regina Alves Motta and Diana C{\'e}lia Sousa Nunes Pinheiro and V{\'i}tor Luz Carvalho and D A Viana and Ana Carolina Paulo Vicente and Alena Mayo I{\~n}iguez},
  year={2008}
}
The gastric compartments of ten cetaceans stranded on the coast of Ceará State, Northeast Brazil were analyzed in this study. Gastric Anisakis spp. was diagnosed in all individuals involved in this study. Parasites and tissue samples were collected during necropsy. The presence of Anisakis parasites showed similar distribution across the three gastric compartments and the majority was free within the gastric lumen. Macroscopically, the lesions were predominantly characterized by the presence of… CONTINUE READING
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