• Parasite Wonders: A parasitologist’s view of the world

an image of an unidentified parasite from the Parasite Wonders blogThis week's case involves a teenage girl with vague abdominal complaints. Check out Mayo Clinic microbiologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt's blog, Parasite Wonders, to see a video of the organisms found on colonoscopy, in addition to another image from the biopsy. What is the diagnosis?

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.

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