• By Laurel J. Kelly

Parasite Wonders: The case from Antwerp

August 22, 2017

an image of an unidentified parasite from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case comes from the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp and involves organisms seen in a liquid culture of a skin biopsy. What are they?

Every week, Dr. Bobbi Pritt, a Mayo Clinic microbiologist, posts a new case, along with the answer to the previous case. Read Dr. Pritt's blog, Creepy, Dreadful, Wonderful Parasites, 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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