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TWiP 21 - The giant intestinal worm, Ascaris lumbricoides

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Vincent and Dickson review the biology and pathogenesis of Ascaris lumbricoides, one of the largest nematodes to infect humans.

Download TWiP #21 (66 MB .mp3, 92 minutes)

Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Links for this episode:ascaris_adults

     

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      Comments (3)

      1. thanks for this great podcast there are not many chance to hear about parasites I'm currently writing a book about parasites in korea and I wonder if I could use some of the images in this site for my book thank you very much
      2. Hello, contact Vincent Racaniello here about the use of images that have been posted in the TWiP posts. If you use the search function on this site you will be able to find images with their specific copyright designations. In most cases (with the exception of images in the public domain) you should contact the author of the image for their usage in a book since it is ultimately for commercial purposes.
      3. I literally just saw hundreds of cases of Ascaris Lumbricoides when I was in South America. Crazy stuff.

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