PathWays Case Study: April 19

A patient who recently returned from the Philippines presented with recurrent fevers, chills, and sweating. A peripheral blood smear showed the following:

 

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Dr. Bobbi Pritt

Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Vice Chair of Education, Department of Laboratory Medicine
Consultant, Division of Clinical Microbiology
Mayo Clinic
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
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April Josselyn

April Josselyn is a Marketing Associate at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the editor of Mayo Clinic PathWays and supports corporate communications strategies and internal communications. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.

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Thanks. This is a very helpful tip.

Macrogametocyte of P. Ovale in a thin blood smear.

Thank you fro sharing. I was right:))

Enjoy studying case like this.

I got it right!

Great example!

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