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 her expertise in answering questions about this flatworm is Parasitology teacher and author of Parasites: Tales of Humanity’s Most Unwelcome Guests, Rosemary Drisdelle.


Why Captain Higgins is my favorite parasitic flatworm at The Oatmeal
















Intro music: “Rapture” by Ross Bugden

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