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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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 13:42

Toddy tappers - TWiP 160

The case of the Electrician from Tamil Nadu with a Liver Mass, and discussing how dogs and humans share a common Chadian Guinea worm. 

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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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Thursday, 13 September 2018 15:47

Ant-appetising slime balls - TWiP 158

The case of the Thai Woman With Red Bumps, and a master manipulator contacts ant brain tissue to control its behavior.

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The case of the Woman With Intracellular Ring Forms, and the role of Coxiella and Rickettsia endosymbionts in acquisition of Babesia by ticks.

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The case of the Ecuadorian with Immunodeficiency and Chronic Diarrhea. Oral transmission of Chagas disease in mice. 

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Wednesday, 08 August 2018 17:05

TWiP 156 Letters

Case guesses:

Wink writes:

Dear TWIP Professors,

Tough case! I do not know the diagnosis but that will not stop me from taking a wild guess. My gambit is Chagas disease. I know that this 60+ man with low globulins and low lymphocytes does not have a typical case of American trypanosomiasis, but some associations were intriguing:..

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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, 26 June 2018 15:28

A louse-y episode - TWiP 154

The case of the Man in the City with Groin Rash, and a new case, possibly the most complex one yet on the show.

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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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