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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Wednesday, 02 May 2018 18:58

TWiP 151 Letters

Peter writes:

Greetings TWiP team. Here are my thoughts on the TWiP 150 Case Study.

From the description of the rash as ‘1 cm long brown lines, clotted blood deltas at end’ my first thought was Cutaneous Larva Migrans caused by migration of animal hookworm larvae into the human epidermis.

Published in Letters
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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Thursday, 22 March 2018 16:28

Stranger in a strange land - TWiP 149

The case of the New Yorker With Rash and Pins and Needles, and how agrochemicals increase risk of human schistosomiasis by causing high snail density.

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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 17:41

Weep and sweep - TWiP 148

The case of the South American Child With Belly Pain, and reveal how B1 cell IgE blocks parasite clearance by inhibiting mast cell activation by B2 cell IgE.

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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 17:32

TWiP 148 Letters

Anthony writes:

Visceral Larva Migrans Associated With Earthworm Ingestion: Clinical Evolution in an Adolescent Patient...

Published in Letters
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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Wednesday, 31 January 2018 12:48

Thus misspake Despommier - TWiP 146

The case of the Man With Diarrhea and 100 Micron Objects In Stool, and discuss the reticulocyte receptor for Plasmodium vivax.

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018 17:51

Is it excreted or secreted? - TWiP 145

The case of the Man With Motile Objects, and reveal the secreted and excreted proteins of Giardia parasites.

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Thursday, 14 December 2017 16:03

A blood-free snip - TWiP 144

The case of the Boy With Visual Disturbances and Itching, and identifying secreted and excreted proteins of Trichinella parasites.

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