Can I get worms from sushi?

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Summary: A new study finds dramatic increases in the abundance of a worm that can be transmitted to humans who eat raw or undercooked seafood.19 Mar 2020
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Eating raw potatoes does not cause worms, although it is not a particularly good practice for humans. ... Because potatoes grow in the ground, they can be contaminated with listeria, E coli or salmonella from the soil or water and should be cooked to avoid illness.
Eating raw potatoes does not cause worms, although it is not a particularly good practice for humans. ... Because potatoes grow in the ground, they can be contaminated with listeria, E coli or salmonella from the soil or water and should be cooked to avoid illness.
No. Noodles do not transmit worms. Raw meat transmits tapeworms.
The CDC states that humans get Diphyllobothrium most often by eating uncooked or undercooked fish, such as salmon, that is infected with tapeworm larvae.19 Jan 2018
Worm parasites only cause health problems when inadequately prepared fish are eaten (proper freezing and normal cooking kill the worms). The worms are not passed from person to person. Swallowing a live parasitic worm may not cause any illness if it passes through the intestine and is excreted.
According to an ABC News affiliate in San Diego, another Costco shopper found a worm on the salmon she purchased in 2017. Reportedly, worms crawling around on packaged salmon for sale is normal. Experts say the fish needs to be cooked to kill the worms and other parasites.21 Aug 2019
Trichinella spiralis is the smallest known nematode parasite of humans. The males measure about 1.4 mm to 1.6 mm in length and the females are twice the size of the males. The body of the worm is more slender at the anterior then at the posterior end.
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