It's time for our first case of the month by Idzi Potters and the Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp. The patient is a 50-year-old Belgian patient, who is returning from Italy with intestinal complaints and coughs up the following worm. What's the identification?
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Anisakid larva, not Anisakis species.