• By Laurel Kelly

Parasite Wonders: The Arthropod From Canada

July 27, 2016

a slide of a parasite from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case was donated by Dr. Kamran Kadkhoda. This arthropod was found on a young girl near Winnipeg, Manitoba. 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.