How Can Parasitic Infections be Prevented?
There are several ways you can protect yourself against parasitic infections:
- Drink clean, bottled water when traveling
- If you are pregnant, avoid cat litter and feces
- Practice safe sex
- Wash your hands, especially when coming into contact with contaminated food, water, and feces
- Cook food to recommended temperatures and practice good hand hygiene
- Avoid swallowing water in lakes, streams, or ponds