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Outbreak News Interviews

Jan 27, 2018

The internet has been flooded by every possible news source covering a story about a man, who claimed he ate sushi daily, who presented to his doctor a 5 ½ ft long tapeworm.

This is from a podcast called “This won’t hurt a bit” where a Fresno California physician told the story.

What was this parasite and what other parasitic and bacterial risks are associated with raw sushi?

Joining me to answer these questions is Bobbi Pritt, MD, Dr Pritt is a Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Director of Clinical Parasitology Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester Minnesota.