Tropical Infectious Diseases

Richard L. Guerrant, David H. Walker, Peter F. Weller

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The reference JAMA called "an outstanding contribution" and "must reading" is back in a fully revised New Edition! This 2-volume set presents cutting-edge discussions of scientific principles, pathogenesis, pathophys-iology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for the full range of tropical infectious diseases. A new bonus CD-ROM, a clinical-focused organization, standardized life-cycle diagrams, and 850 illustrations make vital guidance easy to find and apply. Features new chapters on Tropical Infectious Diseases Spreading Beyond Their Endemic Niches * Delusional Parasitosis * Obstetric Infections in the Tropics * and Barriers to Health. Offers a bonus CD-ROM that contains the full text of the New Edition plus an image bank. Provides a thorough overview of the latest developments in immunology, pathogenesis, genetics of virulence, and new molecular approaches to diagnosis and control. Integrates the expertise of many new contributing authors. Includes many new life-cycle diagrams ... expanded clinical information on malaria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Print)9780443066689
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine
  • General Dentistry


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