Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Type Can Parasites Can I Get From Eating Undercooked Turkey

Share

Parasites (Definition)

Parasites require other living organisms for their own survival. Human parasites need substances from our bodies for survival and cannot live without contact with humans and sometimes other organisms.. They may live in the blood stream, organs. Under the skin or nails, etc. Some parasites live in our pets, in insects, on plants, etc., but none live independent of whatever ...Read more


2

2
What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked duck?

Salmonella: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/factsheets/duck_&_goose_from_farm_to_table/index.aspas on any perishable meat, fish or poultry, bacteria can be found on raw or undercooked duck or goose. Bacteria multiply rapidly in the "danger zone, " at temperatures between 40° and 140 °f (out of refrigeration and before thorough cooking occurs). Freezing may limit growth but does not kill bacteria. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked beef?

Bacteria: You are not likely to get any parasites from eating us grown beef. You may acquire bacterial infections, e.g., toxigenic e. Coli, salmonella etc. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked bison?

Not likely: If farm raised and not just captured from yellowstone, then the risk of parasites would be no higher than the risk for under cooked beef. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked shellfish?

Various: Depending on your location, they can transmit a variety of parasites. In the mid-west we are seeing a lot of paragonimus infestations in the lungs. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What type can parasites can I get from eating undercooked fish?

Tape worm: Tape worm and ansikiaisis may be transmitted through undercooked fish. Bacteria are more likely be acquired than parasites. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
My husband and I ate undercooked ground turkey. How concerned should I be?

My husband and I ate undercooked ground turkey. How concerned should I be?

Not so much: Unless you get severely ill. Only if the turkey was contaminated to begin with, would undercooking allow an infection to be passed on. In all likelihood, if you did not get sick in the first 12 hours after eating it, you have nothing more to worry about. Were you the cook or was this outside your control? Always try to make sure it is properly cooked. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer