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Kirk Packo, the chairman of ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, has dealt with other types of parasites getting into patients' eyes — primarily the rat lungworm.
As for the aforementioned rat lungworm, Packo says it is usually transmitted through fresh produce and undercooked meats.
Janice Okubu, a spokeswoman for the Department of Health, noted this year that Hawaii typically reports only one to nine cases of rat lungworm each year.
Rat lungworm cases aren't common, according to the CDC, but several cases have been documented in Maui and Hawaii over the last several years.
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