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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 book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.