Wednesday, 21 November 2018 14:26

That swollen parcel of dropsies - TWiP 162

The case of the Baby With Pericardial Effusion, and whether the flagellate without a flagella, Dientamoeba fragilis, causes human illness.

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Friday, 28 September 2018 13:11

Loa and Loa but not gone - TWiP 159

The case of the 9/11 Survivor infested with parasites, and the effect of community ivermectin treatment for onchocerciasis on Loa loa infections. 

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Friday, 21 September 2018 17:16

There’s no moa Moa - TWiM 185

The increasing tolerance of Enterococcus to handwash alcohols, and how the study of DNA in ancient dung reveals the diet and parasite burden of extinct New Zealand birds.

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Parasitic diseases have an influential affect on global, human and animal health. This session includes three leading experts on food-borne disease transmitted via parasites.

Published in Microbe 2018
Monday, 23 July 2018 16:56

Miss Dickson - TWiP 155

The case of the Gentleman with B cell Lymphoma, and the finding of Dracunculus species in river otters from Arkansas.

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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:59

Ars longa, vita brevis - TWiP 153

The case of the Panamanian Farmer with Three Weeks of Diarrhea, and how microbes egested during bites of sand flies exacerbate the severity of leishmaniasis. 

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Saturday, 26 May 2018 20:16

A range of rads - TWiP 152

The case of the Panamanian Mother with Steatorrhea, and new monoclonal antibodies that effectively block malarial infection.

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Wednesday, 02 May 2018 19:01

Indiscriminate bulk feeders - TWiP 151

The case of the Itchy Child from Panama, and competition for blood in human malaria-helminth co-infections.

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Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:37

Fast food - TWiP 150

The case of the Panamanian Man With Leg Ulcer, and how a crab predator preferentially feeds on parasite infected prey – even though the parasite makes them faster!

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Saturday, 24 February 2018 15:38

The savvy physician tests the tissue - TWiP 147

The case of the New York Lawyer With A Foot Ulcer, and a survey of rodents for the raccoon roundworm in California.

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