• By Laurel Kelly

Parasite Wonders: What’s In a Forkful of Salmon?

August 3, 2016

a photograph of a live parasite in a piece of salmon, from the Parasite Wonders blog

This week's case involves leftover cooked salmon which was refrigerated and reheated for dinner the next day. What did the diners see moving in the reheated salmon?

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.