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

Shauna Gunaratne joins TWiP to solve the case of the Man from Mali with Painless Skin Lesions, and discuss her plans for a tropical medicine institute in New York City.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson Despommier, Daniel Griffin, and Christina Naula

Guest: Shauna Gunaratne

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Case Study for TWiP 212

14 year old boy with a history of slow progressive development of abdominal ascites over years.  Appears wasted and malnourished. Afebrile, no history of weight loss or night sweats, no history of TB exposure, HIV negative. Had an older brother who died the year before of apparently the same disease. Had lived early life by the shores of lake Victoria. Currently has really impressive abdomen.

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Music by Ronald Jenkees

Direct download: TWiP212.mp3
Category:Science -- posted at: 12:35pm PDT