Vincent Racaniello

TWiP 185: Latrinalia

TWiP 185: Latrinalia

Dickson, Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Wife of a Guy with Cyclospora Diarrhea, and discuss the discovery of an intrinsic oscillator that drives the bloodstream stage cycle of the malaria parasite. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Daniel Griffin Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Links for this episode Intrinsic oscillator in malaria parasite (Science) Malaria parasite has intrinsic clock (Science) Letters read on TWiP 185 Become a patron of TWiP Case Study for TWiP 185 Seeing this type of case 1/week for last several weeks. 75 yo female, admitted with fever, body aches, cough, loose stool for 2 week, sodium 118. Sheltering in place in Long Island, some gardening, no travel. Blood testing detected low sodium. COVID-19 negative, no other symptoms. Blood work: wbc 2000; hematocrit 24; platelets 40; sodium 120s. Unremarkable physical exam. Lyme test negative; other tick borne diseases negative. Send your case diagnosis, questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv Music by Ronald Jenkees

Duration: 1 hr 4 min

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