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Anisakis simplex

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Anisakis simplex, known as the herring worm, is a species of nematodes in the genus Anisakis, which occurs in ocean fish such as herrings. Human infections can cause severe abdominal cramps. The worm drills through the intestinal wall and lodges in muscle tissue.
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