Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Presents “Advances in Diagnosing Tickborne Diseases” at CDC Grand Rounds

On Tuesday, March 21, Bobbi Pritt, M.D., Director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, presented “Advances in Diagnosing Tickborne Diseases” during a live webcast for the Centers for Disease Control Public Health Grand Rounds session.

Dr. Pritt was one of the experts asked to discuss emerging tickborne diseases (TBD), treatment options, prevention strategies, and advances in diagnosing TBD.

Public Health Grand Rounds is a monthly webcast created to foster discussion on major public health issues. Each session focuses on key challenges related to a specific health topic, and explores cutting-edge scientific evidence and potential impact of different interventions. The Grand Rounds sessions also highlight how CDC and its partners are already addressing these challenges and discuss the recommendations for future research and practice.

These sessions are open to the public and are archived for future viewing on the CDC’s website.

Watch the interview with Dr. Pritt, “Beyond the Data: Emerging Tickborne Diseases,” for more information about tick prevention.

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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.