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Top highlights include: Stanford developed wireless sensors for health, new breast cancer guidelines, telerehab, and discussions around the effectiveness of zinc for the common cold.
By Samantha Rossi • August 23, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week, Dr. Pritt's case involves a parasite found in some fresh salmon. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • August 21, 2019
This week’s research roundup features a clinical guide to hereditary cancer panel testing.
By Samantha Rossi • August 19, 2019
Traditionally, Mayo Clinic's Simulation Center is used for surgical procedures and teaching students how to run a code. Mayo Clinic pathology consultant Karen Fritchie, M.D., recently developed a new and innovative way to use the center.
By Molly Dee • August 16, 2019
Top highlights include: old drugs might be the next antibiotic, effective treatments for Ebola, and the impact of anxiety for dementia patients.
By Samantha Rossi • August 16, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case was donated by Dr. Neil Harris and Dr. Stacy Beal. The patient is an infant with a history of tracheobronchomalacia and "eosinophilia" on prior bronchoscopy. A routine complete blood count was negative without evidence of peripheral eosinophilia. The following structures were seen on a Giemsa-stained bronchoalveolar lavage specimen using the 100x objective. They have a diameter of 1-3 micrometers. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • August 14, 2019