Today on the menu: raw fish

Today’s Open Access File of the Day depicts Koi pla (ก้อยปลา), a dish consisting of fine-ground raw fish with seasoning and rice. It is popular in Northeastern Thailand, and so is an infection with a parasite frequently transmitted this way – the human liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini that was featured on Monday.

 

 

  1. Cropped from the composite Fig. 1 of the article Liver Fluke Induces Cholangiocarcinoma by Banchob Sripa et al. (2007) in PLoS Medicine
  2. Licensed CC BY.
  3. Used, e.g., on the German and Thai Wikipedias.

 

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