• By Laurel J. Kelly

Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist’s view of the world

July 18, 2017

a collage of images of unidentified parasites from the Parasite Wonders blogThis week's case involves organisms seen after material collected from a patient's corneas were incubated with E. coli for several days. What are they?

Every week, Dr. Bobbi Pritt, a Mayo Clinic microbiologist, 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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