TWiM 212: A coronavirus outbreak and IRF4 deficiency in Whipple’s disease

February 6, 2020

The TWiM team reviews the coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China, and the finding that an IRF4 deficiency underlies Whipple’s disease.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson and Michael Schmidt

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One comment on “TWiM 212: A coronavirus outbreak and IRF4 deficiency in Whipple’s disease

  1. Rich Bradley Feb 9, 2020

    I think the Whipple disease paper refers to an IRF-4 transcription factor defect not a TLR 4 defect?

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