This Week in Parasitism
TWiP is a podcast about the tiny creatures that live in and on us.

Vincent and Dickson trace the life cycle of Plasmodium in a mosquito and in a human host.

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Links for this episode:

  • Mosquito cycle - sporogany (jpg)
  • Plasmodium falciparum cycle (jpg)
  • Plasmodium vivax cycle (jpg)
  • Plasmodium falciparum ring forms and gametocytes in blood (jpg)
  • Plasmodium stages (jpg)
  • Letters read on TWiP 10
Direct download: TWiP010.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 7:00pm PDT