To date we’ve covered several different types of parasites on the podcast–protozoa, tapeworms and roundworms.On today’s episode of Parasites 101 on Outbreak News Interviews, we’ll be looking another soil transmitted helminth–the hookworms.
Joining me as always to answer some questions about the hookworm is Parasitology teacher and author of Parasites: Tales of Humanity’s Most Unwelcome Guests, Rosemary Drisdelle.
- Dientamoeba fragilis: ‘The unflagellated human flagellate’
- Parasites 101: Pinworms
- Parasites 101: Entamoeba histolytica
- Diphyllobothrium: The largest known tapeworms that can infect people
- Parasites 101: Swimmer’s itch
- Can kids be too clean? An interview with ‘Let Them Eat Dirt’ coauthor, B. Brett Finlay, PhD
- Parasites 101: Cyclospora
- Coyote tapeworm in Alberta: 5th human case reported
- Parasites 101: Ascaris lumbricoides
- Raccoon roundworm: The rare and potentially lethal zoonosis
- A look at the neglected tropical disease, Chagas disease
- Outbreak News Radio: Hookworm genome decoded
- The Hygiene Hypothesis and the Use of Hookworms to Prevent Allergic Reactions
Intro music: “Rapture” by Ross Bugden