Perspectives

In this sketchnote, Caroline Davidge-Pitts, M.B., B.Ch., and Todd Nippoldt, M.D., share inclusive terminology and lessons learned from Mayo Clinic’s Transgender Intersex Specialty Care Clinic.

By Theresa Malin • October 19, 2018

Elizabeth Atneosen, a student in the Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Science program, talks about the rewards of being in the program.

By Elizabeth Atneosen • October 18, 2018

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features a “worm” found in the cecum, an incidental finding during colonoscopy. It measures approximately 4 cm long. What’s the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • October 17, 2018

Janice Bergquist, Education Specialist at Mayo Medical Laboratories, provides the top seven reasons to embrace a mobile conference app.

By Janice Bergquist • October 11, 2018

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features a wet preparation of liver cyst fluid (40x objective). What’s the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • October 10, 2018

Pat Hlavka, CSP, Safety Coordinator at Mayo Clinic, discusses the importance of fire safety in the home, at work, and in the laboratory.

By Pat Hlavka • October 4, 2018

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features a Nigerian male patient who returned to Belgium after having visited his relatives. He presented at the hospital, where a worm was extracted from his eye (length: 5 cm). What’s the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • October 3, 2018

Kylie Reising, a student in the Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Science program, discusses her journey from undergrad to the MLS program.

By Kylie Reising • September 27, 2018

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features objects that were noted on a Papanicolaou-stained rectal smear from a male patient. They measure approximately 5 to 10 micrometers in diameter. Images were taken using a 40x objective. What’s the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • September 26, 2018

In this “Chat with the Chair” podcast, William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and President of Mayo Medical Laboratories, sits down with Daryl Kor, M.D., Medical Director of Patient Blood Management and a Consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The two discuss CareSelect Blood, a patient blood-management solution that improves patient blood health, guides health care providers on the proper utilization of blood products, and reduces the overall cost of care.

By William Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D. • September 20, 2018

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features a centrifuged urine specimen obtained from a child from Sub-Saharan Africa. Many ovoid, elongate, and “lemon-shaped” objects are seen, ranging in size from 50 to 150 micrometers in length. What’s the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • September 19, 2018

Ciara Dollar, a student in the Mayo Clinic Medical Laboratory Science program, provides a quick snapshot of what life in the program is like.

By Ciara Dollar • September 13, 2018

Every week, Mayo Clinic microbiologist Bobbi Pritt, M.D., posts a new Parasite Wonders case. This week’s case features an unexpected finding on a three-day-old pleural fluid bacterial culture growing on a Mueller-Hinton agar plate. The specimen was from a hospitalized North American adult patient with no travel history. What’s the identification?

By Bobbi Pritt, M.D. • September 12, 2018