CASE STUDIES

 

Short case studies from Mayo Clinic physicians, scientists, and allied health staff

 

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Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case features objects seen in a human stool specimen and measure approximately 80 micrometers in length. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • April 17, 2019
Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share five case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your anatomic pathology, biochemical genetics, anatomic and clinical pathology, and special coagulation knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.
By MCL Education • April 16, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case features a finding in a concentrated stool specimen. The scale bars each represent 2.5 micrometers. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • April 10, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case: "Your boss brings in some wormy things and mentions that 'his cat regurgitated these in the morning'." What is your diagnosis? Risk for humans?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • April 3, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case features objects seen in a liver cyst aspirate. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • March 27, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case features the following, seen in a scraping of a papule from a patient with rosacea. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • March 13, 2019
Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share three case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your anatomic pathology, neuropathology, and special coagulation knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.
By Michelle Odean • March 12, 2019
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case features objects seen in a stool specimen (direct wet prep) from a child with watery diarrhea. The objects measure approximately 40-45 µm in length. What's the identification?
By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • March 6, 2019