Sat, 24 April 2021
TWiP solves the case of the Long Island Man with Unilateral Eye Pain, followed by a discussion of how enteric helminth coinfection enhances host susceptibility to West Nile virus by a tuft cell-IL-4 receptor signaling axis.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Daniel Griffin
Guest: Christina Naula
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Case Study for TWiP 194
Woman in 40s, on return from Puerto Rico where she often went. Went to local beaches, brought their dogs. Noticed problem on foot, raised red serpiginous lines, slowly moving all over the foot. Bloodwork showed elevated eosinophils.
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Music by Ronald Jenkees
Direct download: TWiP194.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 11:31am PDT