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Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. The following structures were found in an unstained wet mount from a Belgian patient without any recent travel abroad. The patient reports intestinal discomfort for approximately 1 week. The structures measure approximately 20 micrometers in length. What's the identification?
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. And now for something completely unrelated to COVID-19. For those of you able to get outdoors, keep a look out for these little critters. For those of you stuck inside, you might be happy that you are missing them. What's the identification?
This "Pathways" program provides Anatomic and Clinical Pathology cases that include a history, potential answers, rationale, and relevant references. Cases for March include the following sub-specialties: Bone and Soft Tissue, Clinical Chemistry, Cytopathology, Gastroenterology, Neuropathology, Pulmonary & Surgical.
Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week's case was kindly donated by Monica Jarvis and Liliana Arias. The patient is a young child who lives on a family farm. The mother noticed "worms" in the child's stool and submitted them to the laboratory for identification. What's the identification?