Case of the Week 616
This week's interesting case was donated by Dr. Neil Anderson, one of our former outstanding Clinical Microbiology fellows. The following were seen in a bacterial culture from a stool specimen. What do you think the clinical significance is?
Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Parasite Wonders, and submit your answers, comments, and questions. Also, visit her website ParasiteWonders.com, which hosts an archive of classic images from cases Dr. Pritt posted going back to 2007 (in an easy-to-search "A through Z" format) and also offers a flashcard feature.
Fly larva, presumed culture contaminant.