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What is the likelihood of getting parasites from using a knife that was use to cut raw pork and wasn't washed?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Practically zero
Most pork goes through farms that eliminate such diseaes, and then are prepared in ways to further cut down the risk.
Most parasites from pork require a transit through the GI tract and cannot enter the body even through a cut in the skin. But the pork you cut with your knife is almost certainly not infested.

In brief: Practically zero
Most pork goes through farms that eliminate such diseaes, and then are prepared in ways to further cut down the risk.
Most parasites from pork require a transit through the GI tract and cannot enter the body even through a cut in the skin. But the pork you cut with your knife is almost certainly not infested.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Rare if in USA
It is rare if this is in the usa.
However proper wound care will diminish this risk with thorough cleansing and irrigation.

In brief: Rare if in USA
It is rare if this is in the usa.
However proper wound care will diminish this risk with thorough cleansing and irrigation.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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