Books in category Medical – Tropical Medicine

  • Diseases of Warm Lands

    Diseases of Warm Lands
    I. A. Kassirsky, N. N. Plotnikov

    All the most important and common diseases of the tropical and sub-tropical zones are described in this handbook. The handbook is intended for the broad circle of general practitioners. It is reprinted from the second Soviet edition.

  • Japanese Encephalitis and West Nile Viruses

    Japanese Encephalitis and West Nile Viruses
    John Mackenzie, A.D.T. Barrett, V. Deubel

    The emergence of these two viruses, and their well-established propensity to colonise new areas, make it timely to re-examine their ecology, biology, molecular structure, replication and epidemiology, and these therefore provide the focus …

  • The Making of a Tropical Disease

    The Making of a Tropical Disease
    Randall M. Packard

    "This is an interesting read—a short, well-written, and exceptionally well-documented history and commentary on the possible control—and, hopefully, eradication—of one of the world's major diseases."—JAMA "A vigorously argued and …

  • Sowing the Seeds of Safe Motherhood in Sub Saharan Africa

    Sowing the Seeds of Safe Motherhood in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Kelsey A. Harrison

    Included in this volume is the groundbreaking Zaria Maternity Survey, which he initiated and whose results and recommendations are now being gradually accepted globally as the model for enhancing maternal health in Sub-Saharan Africa.

  • Tsetse Biology and Ecology

    Tsetse Biology and Ecology
    Stephen G. A. Leak

    This book provides a comprehensive review of this literature. The text is divided into four parts: tsetse biology and ecology, epidemiology, vector control and control of trypanosomosis.

  • Tapeworms Lice and Prions

    Tapeworms, Lice, and Prions
    David Grove

    This compendium of the curious organisms that cause disease provides a fact-filled account of the nature of each organism, the ways in which they infect humans, and the human stories behind their discovery

  • Travel Medicine

    Travel Medicine
    J. S. Keystone, Phyllis Kozarsky, David O. Freedman, M.D., Bradley A. Connor, M.D.

    Prepare for the travel medicine examination with convenient cross references for the ISTM "body of knowledge" to specific chapters and/or passages in the book. Search the complete text and download images at

  • Structure Function Relationships of Human Pathogenic Viruses

    Structure-Function Relationships of Human Pathogenic Viruses
    Andreas Holzenburg, Elke Bogner

    In contrast to textbooks, this volume combines timely research data to provide a holistic view of viral pathogenesis.

  • The Geohelminths

    The Geohelminths
    Celia V. Holland, Malcolm W. Kennedy

    This is primarily because of the often covert nature of the infections, with consequent difficulties for analysis. If there is ever a second edition of this book, then there will hopefully be much to say about this infection.

  • American Trypanosomiasis

    American Trypanosomiasis
    Kevin M. Tyler, Michael A. Miles

    Uniquely for T. cruzi, this book addresses parasite, vector and host biology, the pathogenesis of Chagas disease and current and prospective therapeutics and control strategies in a single volume.

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