Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology

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  • Wallace Peters, MD(London), DSc(London), Docteur Honoris Causa(Universite Rene Descartes, Paris), FRCP, DTM&H, Emeritus Professor of Medical Protozoology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Director, Tropical Parasitic Diseases Unit, Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
  • Geoffrey Pasvol, MA(Oxon), MB, ChB, DPhil(Oxon), FRCP, FRCPE, Professor of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Imperial College Schoolof Medicine, Northwick Park and St. Mary's Hospitals, London, UK Professor

Increased global travel has changed the way we think about disease distribution. Diseases once considered of localised interest can be disseminated more readily than ever due to the increased speed of international travel. This is your perfect visual guide to diagnosing these diseases. The Sixth Edition of this internationally acclaimed atlas is the most comprehensive ever, with extensively revised text and more than 1200 stunning images.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2006
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04364-9

Table of Contents

1. Arthropod-borne Infections

2. Soil-mediated Helminthiases

3. Snail-mediated Helminthiases

4. Infections Acquired Through the Gastrointestinal Tract

5. Airborne Infections

6. Sexually Transmitted Diseases including HIV/AIDS

7. Other Infections Acquired Through the Skin and Mucous Membranes

8. Poisonous animals

9. Nutritional Disorders

10. Miscellaneous Disorders

11. Bibliography