1 hr 30 min

Near a fast-flowing river This Week in Parasitism

    • Life Sciences

The TWiP team solves the case Two Ghanians Near A Fast-Flowing River, and discuss a promising new drug for treatment of African trypanosomiasis.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Daniel Griffin, and Christina Naula
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Links for this episode Oral fexinidazole for African trypanosomiasis (Lancet) Hero: Madeline Albright Letters read on TWiP 204 Become a patron of TWiP
Case Study for TWiP 204
Pregnant woman, 20 yo, living in eastern Ghana near Volta River delta. Often in river. In second trimester. Comes in with abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea. Ovoid forms seen in stool, 160 microns, have single lateral projections. Other ovoid forms 45×30 microns which contain polar bodies.
Send your case diagnosis, questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv
Music by Ronald Jenkees

The TWiP team solves the case Two Ghanians Near A Fast-Flowing River, and discuss a promising new drug for treatment of African trypanosomiasis.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Daniel Griffin, and Christina Naula
Subscribe (free): Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RSS, email
Links for this episode Oral fexinidazole for African trypanosomiasis (Lancet) Hero: Madeline Albright Letters read on TWiP 204 Become a patron of TWiP
Case Study for TWiP 204
Pregnant woman, 20 yo, living in eastern Ghana near Volta River delta. Often in river. In second trimester. Comes in with abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea. Ovoid forms seen in stool, 160 microns, have single lateral projections. Other ovoid forms 45×30 microns which contain polar bodies.
Send your case diagnosis, questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv
Music by Ronald Jenkees

1 hr 30 min

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