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Could crayfish contain a parasite?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yup

Although rare, an american lung fluke called paragonimus kelligotti has been reported in the usa after eating raw crayfish in missouri.
The classical lung fluke p. Westermanii is acquired by eating undercooked fresh water crabs.

In brief: Yup

Although rare, an american lung fluke called paragonimus kelligotti has been reported in the usa after eating raw crayfish in missouri.
The classical lung fluke p. Westermanii is acquired by eating undercooked fresh water crabs.
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