TWiP 11: One times three million

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 11 of the podcast “This Week in Parasitism”, Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of malaria, with emphasis on clinical aspects of the disease.

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TWiP 10: Plasmodium life cycle

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

On episode 10 of the podcast “This Week in Parasitism”, Vincent and Dickson trace the life cycle of Plasmodium in a mosquito and in a human host.

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  • 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

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