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Over the last few decades, ecological factors, combined with everchanging landscapes mainly linked to human activities (e.g. encroachment and tourism) have contributed to modifications in the transmission of parasitic diseases from domestic to wildlife carnivores and vice versa. In the first of...

Author(s)
Otranto, D.; Cantacessi, C.; Dantas-Torres, F.; Brianti, E.; Pfeffer, M.; Genchi, C.; Guberti, V.; Capelli, G.; Deplazes, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 213, 1, pp 24-37
Abstract

Often people yearn of a greater travel adventure like a year in Africa to get away from their routine situations and locations, for a quick vacation or as a means of finding one's self, to enjoy new experiences, to learn and experience new languages, new food, and new cultures. While most people...

Author(s)
Morsy, T. A.
Publisher
Egyptian Society of Parasitology, Cairo, Egypt
Citation
Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, 2012, 42, 1, pp 135-156
Abstract

This chapter describes the major tropical diseases of expedition and adventure travellers. Among these are leptospirosis, melioidosis, mycetoma caused by (Madurella or Nocardia), helminthoses, cysticercosis (Taenia solium), enteric fever, brucellosis, typhoid fever, amoebiasis, buruli ulcer,...

Author(s)
Parenti, D. M.; Hotez, P. J.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Expedition and wilderness medicine, 2009, pp 206-231
Abstract

This volume contains 76 abstracts of papers presented at the conference. Topics covered include: dengue virus infections; onchocerciasis; leishmaniasis; travel medicine; immigrant medicine; medical interpretation/translation; acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in Africa; malaria...

Publisher
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Citation
Tropical Medicine and Health, 2005, 33, Supplement, pp 93 pp.
Abstract

Parasitological and entomological references in the work of 12 distinguished 20th century Latin American writers are reviewed: Jorge Luis Borges (Argentina), Jorge Amado (Brazil), João Ubaldo Ribeiro (Brazil), José Donoso (Chile), Gabriel García Márquez (Colombia), Alejo Carpentier (Cuba), Miguel...

Author(s)
Schenone, H.
Publisher
Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 2000, 55, 3/4, pp 69-78

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