• By Laurel Kelly

Parasite Wonders: Asymptomatic Finding

July 19, 2016

a slide of a parasite from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case involves an asymptomatic male who underwent routine screening colonoscopy, which revealed the specimen above. What is it?

Every week, microbiologist Dr. Bobbi 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.