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Travel and Tropical Medicine: Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Winter


by Frank J. Bia, M.D., professor of medicine and laboratory medicine, and David R. Hill, M.D. (Saunders) Topics covered in this guide include new vaccines against yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis, the current prevention of malaria and treatment of such common syndromes as traveler’s diarrhea and cutaneous leishmaniasis. Other chapters address pretravel screening of high-risk travelers, problems associated with airline travel, sexual tourism and the interactions between HIV infection and tropical diseases.

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