November 15, 2019

‘Creepy Dreadful Wonderful Parasites’

By Karl Oestreich

Rochester Magazine
by Steve Lange

How Dr. Bobbi Pritt—the “Parasite Gal”—has made parasites accessible. Interesting. Relatable, even. All while fighting to save you from them.

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Reach: Rochester Magazine averages more than 56,000 readers per issue. In addition to the nearly 15,000 copies distributed monthly, Rochester Magazine is also released in its entirety in a turn-the-page format on The magazine's online readership averages 40,000 unique viewers each month.

Context: As director of the Clinical Parasitology Laboratory in Mayo Clinic's Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Bobbi Pritt, M.D. has coordinated the development of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assays for multiple tick and mosquito-borne pathogens such as Plasmodium knowlesi, Borrelia mayonii, Borrelia miyamotoiPowassan virus and chikungunya virus. Dr. Pritt's Creepy Dreadful Parasites blog can be found here.

Contact: Heather Carlson Kehren

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