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Guest: Paul Calle
The TWiP trio visit the Bronx Zoo where Paul¬†solves the case of the Four Year Old with Pulmonary Edema, and talks about his career as the Chief Veterinarian and Director of the Zoological¬†Health program for the Wildlife Conservation Society.
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This week's case involves humans. Young woman, 40s, concerned about bug bites. Several weeks ago her 13 year old daughter woke up in morning, reported bug bites. Several small, red, raised itchy areas, 3-4 in a line, just above belt line. They go on vacation in Europe, no problems. Upon return, several weeks later¬†the Mother woke¬†up with a similar pattern. Then second daughter has the same problem. Family lives in NY metropolitan area, which is an epicenter for this problem. Always on trunk, not on arms or legs. No travel before the first daughter's bug bites. Husband does not report any problems. Family spends a lot of time outdoors, live in suburban wooden area.
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The case of the Man¬†from Assam is solved, and phagocytosis of Leishmania by B-1 cells¬†is¬†brought to you by¬†the¬†Three Twipeteers¬†on this episode of TWiP.