• By Laurel Kelly

Parasite Wonders: Greetings from China

September 13, 2016

a slide of an unidentified parasite from a stool Gram stain, from the Parasite Wonders blog

Greetings from China! This week's case is from Dr. Valerie Ng, from University of California, San Francisco. The image is from a stool Gram stain. What is it?

Every week, Mayo Clinic 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.