Wed, 17 January 2018
The Estimados Profesores of TWIP solve the case of the Man With Motile Objects, and reveal the secreted and excreted proteins of Giardia parasites.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Daniel Griffin
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Case Study for TWiP 145
Male 40s, visiting NYC on business. Lives in Thailand, seeks medical attention for diarrhea and abdominal pain. Diarrhea is continuous, even at night. Feels swollen. Stool cultures come back negative. CBC reveals eosinophilia. Clinician orders stool O&P. See something in stool: large elliptical objects, over 100 microns.
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Music by Ronald Jenkees
Direct download: TWiP145.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 7:00am PDT