• By Laurel J. Kelly

Parasite Wonders: A parasite by any other name

March 14, 2017

an image of an unidentified parasite from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case involves a trichrome-stained stool specimen and new proposed nomenclature changes for the organism in question. What is it?

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt posts a new case, along with the answer to the previous case. Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites, and submit your answers, comments and questions. Learn more about Dr. Pritt's work, and enjoy science!

Note from Dr. Pritt: All opinions expressed here are mine and not my employer's. Information provided here is for medical education only. It is not intended as, and does not substitute for, medical advice. I do not accept medical consults from patients.

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