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Arne Levsen

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Senior Scientist
Telephone: 97740545
Department: Seafood hazards

Publications

Academic articles

2021

Anisakis allergy: unjustified social alarm versus healthy diet

Alvaro Daschner, Arne Levsen, Paolo Cipriani, Carmen Cuéllar
Parasitology Research
2020

Quality issues related to the presence of the fish parasitic nematode Hysterothylacium aduncum in export shipments of fresh Northeast Arctic cod (Gadus morhua)

Miguel Bao Dominguez, Paolo Cipriani, Lucilla Giulietti, Natalia Larsen, Arne Levsen
International journal of food microbiology 121
2020

Differences in Gene Expression Profiles of Seven Target Proteins in Third-Stage Larvae of Anisakis simplex (Sensu Stricto) by Sites of Infection in Blue Whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)

Marialetizia Palomba, Paolo Cipriani, Lucilla Giulietti, Arne Levsen, Giuseppe Nascetti, Simonetta Mattiucci
Genes
2020

Molecular characterization of the myoliquefactive fish parasite kudoa mirabilis (Cnidaria, kudoidae) from se Indian Ocean and its phylogenetic relationship with the kudoa thyrsites species complex

Lucilla Giulietti, Egil Karlsbakk, Paolo Cipriani, Salome Daniel Shayo, Julia Endresen Storesund, Arne Levsen
Microorganisms 8 p. 1-18
2020

Farmed rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Norway are at low risk of carrying anisakid nematodes

Irja Sunde Roiha, Amund Måge, Arne Levsen
Journal of Applied Aquaculture
2020

Air-dried stockfish of Northeast Arctic cod do not carry viable anisakid nematodes

Miguel Bao, Paolo Cipriani, Lucilla Giulietti, Irja Sunde Roiha, Michela Paoletti, Marialetizia Palomba, Arne Levsen
Food Control 116 p. 1-7
2019

Occurrence of larval ascaridoid nematodes in the Argentinean short-finned squid Illex argentinus from the Southwest Atlantic Ocean (off Falkland Islands)

Paolo Cipriani, Lucilla Giulietti, Marialetizia Palomba, Simonetta Mattiucci, Miguel Bao, Arne Levsen
International journal of food microbiology 297 p. 27-31
2019

Morphological and molecular identification of a new Kudoa thyrsites isolate in Mediterranean silver scabbardfish Lepidopus caudatus

Lucilla Giulietti, Simonetta Mattiucci, Michela Paoletti, Didrik Hjertaker Grevskott, Miguel Bao, Paolo Cipriani, Arne Levsen
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 132 p. 125-134
2019

Novel polymorphic microsatellite loci in Anisakis pegreffii and A. simplex (s. s.) (Nematoda: Anisakidae): implications for species recognition and population genetic analysis

Simonetta Mattiucci, Eleonora Bello, Michela Paoletti, Steve C. Webb, Juan Tómas Timi, Arne Levsen, Paolo Cipriani, Giuseppe Nascetti
Parasitology p. 1-51
2019

Human health, legislative and socioeconomic issues caused by the fish-borne zoonotic parasite Anisakis: Challenges in risk assessment

Miguel Bao, Graham J. Pierce, Norval J.C. Strachan, Santiago Pascual, Miguel González-Muñoz, Arne Levsen
86 p. 298-310
2018

Population genetic structure of the parasite Anisakis simplex (s. s.) collected in Clupea harengus L. from North East Atlantic fishing grounds

Simonetta Mattiucci, Lucilla Giulietti, Michela Paoletti, Paolo Cipriani, Melanie Gay, Arne Levsen, Regina Klapper, Horst Karl, Miguel Bao Dominguez, Graham J. Pierce, Giuseppe Nascetti
Fisheries Research
2018

Molecular epidemiology of Anisakis and Anisakiasis: an ecological and evolutionary road map

Simonetta Mattiucci, Paolo Cipriani, Arne Levsen, Michela Paoletti, Giuseppe Nascetti
Advances in Parasitology 99 p. 93-263
2018

Species-specific Real Time-PCR primers/probe systems to identify fish parasites of the genera Anisakis, Pseudoterranova and Hysterothylacium (Nematoda: Ascaridoidea)

Michela Paoletti, Simonetta Mattiucci, Alessandra Colantoni, Arne Levsen, Melanie Gay, Giuseppe Nascetti
Fisheries Research 202 p. 38-48
2018

Population genetic structure of the parasite Anisakis simplex (s. s.) collected in Clupea harengus L. from North East Atlantic fishing grounds

Simonetta Mattiucci, Lucilla Giulietti, Michela Paoletti, Paolo Cipriani, Melanie Gay, Arne Levsen, Regina Klapper, Horst Karl, Miguel Bao, Graham J Pierce, Giuseppe Nascetti
Fisheries Research 202 p. 103-111
2018

A survey of zoonotic nematodes of commercial key fish species from major European fishing grounds?Introducing the FP7 PARASITE exposure assessment study

Arne Levsen, Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Paolo Cipriani, Simonetta Mattiucci, Melanie Gay, Lee C Hastie, Ivana Buselic, Ivona Mladineo, Horst Karl, Ute Ostermeyer, Kurt Buchmann, Danjal Petur Højgaard, Angel F Gonzalez, Santiago Pascual, Graham J Pierce
Fisheries Research 202 p. 4-21
2018

Anisakis species composition and infection characteristics in Atlantic mackerel, Scomber scombrus, from major European fishing grounds ? reflecting changing fish host distribution and migration pattern

Arne Levsen, Paolo Cipriani, Simonetta Mattiucci, Melanie Gay, Lee C Hastie, Ken MacKenzie, Graham J Pierce, Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Danjal Petur Højgaard, Giuseppe Nascetti, Angel F Gonzalez, Santiago Pascual
Fisheries Research 202 p. 112-121
2018

Infection levels and species diversity of ascaridoid nematodes in Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, are correlated with geographic area and fish size

Melanie Gay, Miguel Bao, Kenneth S MacKenzie, Santiago Pascual, Kurt Buchmann, Odile Bourgau, C Couvreur, Simonetta Mattiucci, Michela Paoletti, Lee C Hastie, Arne Levsen, Graham J Pierce
Fisheries Research 202 p. 90-102
2017

Reviewing biodiversity and epidemiological aspects of anisakid nematodes from the North-east Atlantic Ocean

Simonetta Mattiucci, Paolo Cipriani, Michela Paoletti, Arne Levsen, Giuseppe Nascetti
Journal of Helminthology 91 p. 422-439
2016

Species composition and infection dynamics of ascaridoid nematodes in Barents Sea capelin (Mallotus villosus) reflecting trophic position of fish host

Arne Levsen, Michela Paoletti, Paolo Cipriani, Giuseppe Nascetti, Simonetta Mattiucci
Parasitology Research 115 p. 4281-4291
2016

Absence of parasitic nematodes in farmed, harvest quality Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in Norway - Results from a large scale survey

Arne Levsen, Amund Måge
Food Control 68 p. 25-29
2016

No more time to stay 'single' in the detection of Anisakis pegreffii, A. simplex (s. s.) and hybridization events between them: A multi-marker nuclear genotyping approach

Simonetta Mattiucci, Virginia Acerra, Michela Paoletti, Paolo Cipriani, Arne Levsen, Stephen C. Webb, Daniele Canestrelli, Giuseppe Nascetti
Parasitology 143 p. 998-1011
2015

Anisakid nematodes in beaked redfish (Sebastes mentella) from three fishing grounds in the North Atlantic, with special notes on distribution in the fish musculature

Regina Klapper, Thomas Kuhn, Julian Münster, Arne Levsen, Horst Karl, Sven Klimpel
Veterinary Parasitology 207 p. 72-80
2015

Fish feed as source of potentially allergenic peptides from the fish parasite Anisakis simplex (s.l.)

Christiane Kruse Fæste, Arne Levsen, Aung Htun Lin, Natalia Larsen, Christin Plassen, Anders Moen, Thien Van Do, Eliann Egaas
Animal Feed Science and Technology 202 p. 52-61
2015

Microbiological assessment along the fish production chain of the Norwegian pelagic fisheries sector - Results from a spot sampling programme

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Irja Sunde Roiha, Arne Levsen, Bjørn Tore Lunestad
Food Microbiology 51 p. 144-153
2014

Anisakis simplex (s.l.) in Grey gurnard (Eutrigla gurnardus) from the North Sea: Food safety considerations in relation to fishing ground and distribution in the flesh

Arne Levsen, Horst Karl
Food Control 36 p. 15-19
2014

Effect of Anisakis simplex (sl) larvae on the spoilage rate and shelf-life of fish mince products under laboratory conditions

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Bjørn Tore Lunestad, Arne Levsen
Food Control 46 p. 121-126
2013

The role of muscle-invading anisakid larvae on bacterial contamination of the flesh of post-harvest blue whiting (Micromesistius poutassou)

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Arne Levsen, Bjørn Tore Lunestad
Food Control 30 p. 526-530
2012

IgE sensitization to the fish parasite Anisakis simplex in a Norwegian population: A pilot study

Aung Htun Lin, Erik Florvaag, Thien Van Do, Stig Gunnar Olof Johansson, Arne Levsen, Kirsi Kaarina Vaali
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology 75 p. 431-435
2011

A quantitative sandwich ELISA for the detection of Anisakis simplex protein in seafood

Marianne Theodorsen Werner, Christiane Kruse Fæste, Arne Levsen, Eliann Egaas
European Food Research and Technology 232 p. 157-166
2011

Occurrence and distribution of anisakid nematodes in Grey gurnard (Eutrigla gumardus L.) from the North Sea

Horst Karl, Arne Levsen
Food Control 22 p. 1634-1638
2010

Some Haliotrema (Monogenea: Dactylogyridae) from Cultured Grouper (Epinephelus spp.) with Emphasis on the Phylogenetic Position of Haliotrema cromileptis

Binh Thuy Dang, ARNE LEVSEN, Christoffer Schander, Glenn A Bristow
Journal of Parasitology 96 p. 30-39
2010

Anisakis simplex third stage larvae in Norwegian spring spawning herring (Clupea harengus L.), with emphasis on larval distribution in the flesh

ARNE LEVSEN, Bjørn Tore Lunestad
Veterinary Parasitology 171 p. 247-253
2008

Occurrence of postmortem myoliquefactive kudoosis in Atlantic mackerel, Scomber scombrus L., from the North Sea

Arne Levsen, Anders Jørgensen, Tor Atle Mo
Journal of Fish Diseases 31 p. 601-611
2003

De vanligste infeksjoner hos importert akvariefisk - en mulig trussel mot norsk fauna

Arne Levsen, Tor Atle Mo, Erik Sterud
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift 115 p. 639-649

Posters

2015

A ten-year spot sampling (2005-2014) of fish, water and surfaces along the production chain in the Norwegian pelagic fish sector.

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Irja Sunde Roiha, Arne Levsen, Bjørn Tore Lunestad
2015

A ten-year spot sampling (2005-2014) of fish, water and surfaces along the production chain in the Norwegian pelagic fish sector.

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Irja Sunde Roiha, Arne Levsen, Bjørn Tore Lunestad
2012

Kveis i norsk oppdrettsfisk og fiskefôr

Eliann Egaas, Christiane Kruse Fæste, Arne Levsen
2012

Surveying the fish parasite Anisakis simplex in Norwegian fish products

Christiane Kruse Fæste, Eliann Egaas, Natalia Larsen, Leikny Fjeldstad, Kjersti Eriksen Løvberg, Arne Levsen

Chapters and books

2020

Anisakiosis (Anisakis simplex s.l.)

Arne Levsen, Paolo Cipriani, Miguel Bao, Lucilla Giulietti, Simonetta Mattiucci
p. 457-470
2012

Anisakis species

Arne Levsen, Bjørn Berland
p. 298-309
2010

Monitoring pathogens in fish production chains

Bjørn Tore Lunestad, Arne Levsen, Jan Thomas Rosnes

Academic lectures

2018

The muscle-invading fish parasites introduce bacteria into fish muscle and affects the spoilage rate of minced fish products

Cecilie Smith Svanevik, Bjørn Tore Lunestad, Arne Levsen
2018

Current range extension of some economically important marine parasites: assessing possible drivers and impact on fisheries

Levsen, Arne
2018

The role of fish in the life cycle of ascaridoid nematode parasites – Implications for seafood safety and quality

Levsen, Arne
2003

The most common parasites in ornamental fish imported to Norway - a possible threat against Norwegian fauna

Arne Levsen, Tor Atle Mo, Erik Sterud

Annet tidsskriftbidrag

2013

Consumer health risk posed by Anisakis simplex in northern Europe - an update

Arne Levsen, Christiane Kruse Fæste, Aung Htun Lin, Thien Van Do, Erik Florvaag, Eliann Egaas
18 p. 49-49
2003

Population dynamics in Anisakis simplex larvae in Norwegian spring spawning herring

Arne Levsen, Bjørn Tore Lunestad, Bjørn Berland
Bulletin of the Scandinavian-Baltic Society for Parasitology 12-13 p. 43-44

Reports and papers

2020

Økt kunnskap om Hysterothylacium aduncum i torsk, sei og hyse fra norske farvann, med praktiske preventive tiltak. Sluttrapport FHF prosjekt nr. 901543

Miguel Bao, Paolo Cipriani, Arne Levsen
2019

Overlevelse av kveis (Anisakis) i tørrfisk. Dokumentasjon knyttet til overlevelse av kveis (Anisakis) i produksjon av tørrfisk. Sluttrapport FHF prosjekt nr. 901332

Miguel Bao, Irja Sunde Roiha, Lucilla Giulietti, Paolo Cipriani, Arne Levsen
2018

Faglig sluttrapport fra FHF prosjektet 901471 – Arbeidsmøte om kveisinnhold hos torsk

Levsen, Arne
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