The nurse is instructing an American patient with AIDS on how to prevent foodborne illnesses. Due to the patient's immune-compromised state, nurse should instruct the patient to avoid:

Sushi.

Explanation

• Patients with AIDS should avoid raw and undercooked fish and animal products because they typically have higher bacterial contamination

• Unpasteurized milk should be avoided

• Fruit should be peeled to avoid contamination

• Tap water is clean in most US cities and safe for a patient with AIDS

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