• By Laurel Kelly

Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist’s view of the world

August 1, 2017

a collage of images of unidentified parasites from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case involves objects found in the stool of an otherwise healthy woman in her 30s. 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.