On the June 2 broadcast of Mayo Clinic Radio, co-hosts Tracy McCray and Tom Shives, M.D., spoke with Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Lab and Co-Director of Vector-Borne Diseases Lab Services within Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, about common tick-borne diseases and how to prevent them.
Listen to the Podcast or Watch the Video
To listen to the interview, the radio segment about ticks and tick prevention begins at 21:03 and runs through 29:44. If you have time, the full show begins with Landon Trost, M.D., a urologist at Mayo Clinic, who discusses two common men’s health topics: prostate cancer screening and what can be done about low testosterone (June is Men’s Health Month). Dan Gaz, Manager of Patient Wellness within the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, explains how knowing your numbers can help you get the whole picture on your health.
You can also watch the video segment of Dr. Pritt in the studio with Ms. McCray and Dr. Shives.