Peters' Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology , 7th Edition

Author
By Laura Nabarro, MBBS BSc MRCP DTM&H FRCPath, Stephen Morris-Jones and David Moore
ISBN
9780702040610
Publication Date
06-03-2019
Paperback
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Newly organized and featuring new editors and hundreds of new images, Peters' Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Seventh Edition, brings you up to date with today's greatest challenges in tropical medicine. Increased global travel, climate change, human conflict, short-term/large-scale human assemblies, potent therapeutic agents, drug resistance, and vaccine misinformation have contributed to a greatly changed landscape in this complex field. This practical, highly visual guide provides more than 1,300 stunning illustrations, making it an authoritative parasitology resource for accurate diagnosis of complex diseases.


Key Features
  • Contains hundreds of new images, including more than 50 completely revised life cycles and epidemiological maps.
  • Provides current information on Zika virus, chikungunya virus, Ebola virus, SARS and MERS-CoV caused by enzootic corona virus, tuberculosis, ceftriaxone-resistant gonorrhea, malaria, and much more.
  • Features a completely updated and significantly streamlined text, now organized not only by primary mode of disease transmission, but extended to define disease more strictly according to the route of acquisition - a logical change that reflects the principles applied to control measures for most infections.
  • Presents the knowledge and expertise of new editors Drs. Laura Nabarro, Stephen Morris-Jones, and David A. J. Moore.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702040610
Author Informaiton By Laura Nabarro, MBBS BSc MRCP DTM&H FRCPath, Specialist Registrar in Infectious Disease and Microbiology, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London; Stephen Morris-Jones and David Moore
Table of Content

Preface

Dedication

1. Arthropod-borne diseases

Mosquito Vectors

The Arboviruses: Arthropod-Borne Viral Infections

Arthropod-Borne Bacterial Infections

The Relapsing Fevers

Arthropod-Borne Parasitic Infections

Nematodes: Filarial Diseases

2. Infections acquired percutaneously

Soil

Water

Sex

Bacterial

Other Cutaneous or Mucous Membrane Contact

3. Infections acquired through the gastrointestinal tract

Viral Infections

Bacterial Infections

Protozoal Infections

Fungi

Helminth Infections

Parasitic Crustaceans

4. Infections acquired through airborne transmission

Viral Infections

Bacterial Infections

Fungal Infections

5. Ectoparasites

Mites

Lice

Bed Bugs

Fleas

Myiasis

6. Bites, stings, venoms, toxins

Marine Invertebrates

Marine Vertebrates

Terrestrial Invertebrates

Terrestrial Vertebrates

Plants

7. Nutrition

Malnutrition

Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

Toxin Ingestion

8. Non-communicable disease

9. Diseases of unusual or uncertain aetiology

Index

 

Publication Date 06-03-2019
Pages 364
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Stock Status In Stock
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