In this special Thanksgiving airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I feature four interviews on four very common parasitic nematodes, or roundworms– the giant intestinal roundworm–Ascaris...

On today’s show we will be talking about a trematode or fluke that is not seen often in humans, but is fascinating just the same Dicrocoelium dendriticum, or the lancet liver fluke. Joining me to lend...

Parasitology teacher and the author of the book, Parasites: Tales of Humanity’s Most Unwelcome Guests, Rosemary Drisdelle joined me on the episode to discuss the soil-transmitted helminth, the giant...

Also known as the raccoon roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis is the most common and widespread cause of clinical larva migrans in animals. It is a ubiquitous roundworm infection of raccoons (Procyon lotor)...

I began what will be a series of broadcasts focused on parasites that infect humans. The first installment was aired on Sunday, June 19 on the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show. During the program, I...