The TWiP DVD solve the case of the Child Who Passed Worms, and discuss a non-human primate model for severe malarial anemia.
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- PWB social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
- Primate model of severe malarial anemia (Sci Rep)
- Ascaris skirt (and more!)
- Hero: Harold W. Brown
- Letters read on TWiP 179
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Case Study for TWiP 179
From Uganda, eastern up in mountains, rainy season. 6 yo girl brought in by mother on Monday, reporting several days of feeling poorly, headache, fever, muscle aches. Negative malaria smear on Monday. Wednesday returns, feeling worse, fever higher, headache worse. Lungs clear, belly (pain on left side) has large spleen. Living in good conditions, well dressed, dirt floor house, concrete walls. Toilet is hole in back. Same dietary habits, high in carbs. No mosquito netting. Water from stream. No siblings. HIV negative.
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Music by Ronald Jenkees