TWiP 25: Wuchereria bancrofti

wuchereria microfilariaHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode #25 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson review Wuchereria bancrofti, the nematode that causes lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis.

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TWiP 24: Onchocerca volvulus, a vector-borne, filarial nematode

onchocerca microfilariaHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode #24 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson discuss the life cycle and pathogenesis of Onchocerca volvulus, the vector-borne filarial nematode parasite that causes onchocerciasis, or river blindness.

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TWiP 23: Strongyloides stercoralis, a most unusual parasite

strongyloides stercoralis freelivingHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 23 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson review the life cycle and pathogenesis of the world’s most unusual parasite, Strongyloides stercoralis.

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TWiP 22: Hookworm

hookwormHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 22 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson discuss possibly the most socially and politically important nematode of humans, the hookworm Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus.

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TWiP 21: The giant intestinal worm, Ascaris lumbricoides

ascaris adultsHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 21 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson review the biology and pathogenesis of Ascaris lumbricoides, one of the largest nematodes to infect humans.

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TWiP 20: The whipworm Trichuris trichiura

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 20 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of nematodes with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura.

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TWiP 19: Enterobius vermicularis, the pinworm

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 19 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson move on to nematodes with a discussion of the pinworm.

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TWiP 18: Cryptosporidium

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 18 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson discuss the intracellular parasite Cryptosporidium, which causes diarrheal disease in most mammalian species.

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TWiP 17: Entamoeba histolytica

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 17 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of protozoan parasites that cause diarrhea with a review of amebic dysentery caused by Entamoeba histolytica.

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TWiP 14: Leishmania

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 14 of the podcast This Week in Parasitism, Vincent and Dickson consider the life cycle and pathogenesis of the protozoan parasite Leishmania.

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