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Volume 78, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

The tapeworm (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea), originally described from Japan, is reported from a man in North America for the first time. Species identification was based on sequences of ribosomal (partial 18S rRNA) and mitochondrial (partial Cytochrome c Oxidase subunit I) genes of proglottids expelled from a Czech tourist who ate raw Pacific sockeye salmon () from British Columbia, Canada.

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  • Received : 04 Sep 2007
  • Accepted : 16 Nov 2007

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