• By Laurel Kelly

Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist’s view of the world

October 12, 2016

a slide of an unidentified parasite from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case involves the object shown, which was found in a urine specimen.  Check out Mayo Clinic microbiologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt's blog, Parasite Wonders, to see a video in addition to the microscopic images. What is it?

Every week, Dr. Pritt posts a new case, along with the answer to the previous case. Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Parasite Wonders, 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.