Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Daniel Griffin
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Download TWiP #93 (65 MB .mp3, 89 minutes).
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- Freezing and the quality of sushi (Clin Inf Dis)
- Anisakis biology (CDC)
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- Letters read on TWiP 93
Case study for TWiP 93
April 2015 a 177 lb 5ft 10in 39 yo man seen as outpatient in ID clinic, reports 2 y ago had issues with constipation on and off; throat hurts; feels closing when lies down. For several years has had skin irritation on upper chest and arms. Tried to donate blood, was rejected, told to see doctor.
Emigrated to US from El Salvador 2002, married, reports no extramarital sex, smokes 2-3 cigs/day, now quit; had drinking issue in past, no more; was agricultural worker in rural part of El Salvador; has history of asthma, on a number of medicines, including steriod nasal spray, inhaler, no visual problems, healthy appearing, not allergic to medicines. Family history: mother heart attack and diabetes; father peptic ulcer disease.
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