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worms in tequila

bdixon bdixon at hpb.hwc.ca
Fri Jun 9 15:20:28 EST 1995

Does anyone know what type of insect larvae is traditionally placed into 
bottles of tequila? Could these larvae act as paratenic hosts for 
helminths (particularly Ascaris)?  Can Ascaris eggs remain viable in 
alcohol for any length of time?
Brent Dixon

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