Vincent and Dick talk about the anatomy and life cycle of beef and pork tapeworms, and why House was wrong about neurocysticercosis.
Vincent and Dick discuss the nurse cell, a unique structure formed in the host muscle by Trichinella species.
Vincent and Dick trace the life cycle of Trichinella spiralis in an infected host.
Vincent and Dick distinguish among intracellular and extracellular parasites, then discuss the history and general characteristics of Trichinella spiralis.
Vincent and Dick classify parasites according to whether or not they are transmitted by a vector, then consider the implications of long-lived parasites.
Vincent and Dick provide an overview of parasites and parasitism.