The TriTWiPomonads solve the case of the Child Who Passed a Worm, and reveal recombination between bovine and human schistosome species.
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Links for This Episode:
- S. bovis and S. haematobium hybrids (PLoS Path)
- Hero: Ann Bishop
- Letters read on TWiP 169
Case Study for TWiP 169
9 yo boy brought into mobile clinic set up in small village Bocas del Toro archipelago. Initially had red painful eye a few months ago, lasted 1-2 weeks. Eye no longer red but has issues with vision in the eye. On eye exam, some peripheral vision, but no sharp clear vision. Notes retinal retraction, seems quiet granuloma over macula of affected eye.
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Music by Ronald Jenkees