Parasites in raw and undercooked fish can be cause of abdominal pain, doctors warnBMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2335 (Published 15 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2335
- Zosia Kmietowicz
- The BMJ
Asking patients with idiopathic abdominal pain whether they have recently eaten sushi may help establish a diagnosis, doctors have advised, after finding that such a patient had been infected with a parasite found in raw and undercooked fish.
Eating raw or undercooked fish or seafood is increasingly popular in Western countries, said …