Clinical Microbiology

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for September include the following sub-specialties: Clinical Chemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Hematology, Hematopathology, & Infectious Disease, Hematopathology, and Transfusion Medicine.

By MCL Education • September 8, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides a Anatomic and Clinical Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Clinical Microbiology, Hematology, Hematopathology, and Infectious Disease.

By MCL Education • September 8, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for June include the following sub-specialties: Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Disease, Laboratory Genetics and Genomics, Molecular Pathology and Neuropathology.

By MCL Education • June 9, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology case that includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Disease.

By MCL Education • June 9, 2020

This "Pathways" Clinical Pathology case includes a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. This case sub-specialty is Clinical Microbiology.

By MCL Education • June 9, 2020

This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for February include the following sub-specialties: Anatomic Pathology, Cytopathology, Clinical Microbiology, Gastroenterology, Hematopathology, Infectious Disease, and Laboratory Genetics & Genomics

By MCL Education • February 11, 2020

A 65-year-old man with history of treated anal intraepithelial neoplasia presents with new-onset diarrhea. A Papanicolaou-stained anal smear was performed for follow-up cancer screening. Nicholas Boire, M.D., M.S.Resident, Anatomic and Clinical PathologyMayo Clinic@DrBoire Bobbi Pritt, M.D.Consultant, Clinical MicrobiologyMayo ClinicProfessor of Laboratory Medicine and PathologyMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science@ParasiteGal Charles Sturgis, [...]

By MCL Education • February 11, 2020

Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share five case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your clinical microbiology, bone and soft tissue, clinical, infectious disease, and gastroenterology knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.

By MCL Education • August 13, 2019

80 y.o. male presents with fever and rigors after nephrostomy tube change on the last day of BCG immunotherapy for urothelial carcinoma. Routine bacterial blood cultures and urine culture are negative. Mycobacterial blood culture flags positive after 27 days of incubation. The bottle is subcultured to Middlebrook 7H11 agar. After [...]

By MCL Education • August 13, 2019

This week's case study reviews the concentrated wet preparation and modified safranin stain of stool collected from a 34-year-old female with a 10-day history of watery diarrhea and abdominal pain. Can you make the diagnosis?

By Rene Revier • August 29, 2017