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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John Sullivan, M.D.
ContributionsLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Paginationviii, 211 pages ;
Number of Pages211
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Open LibraryOL25656349M

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  The diseases of tropical climates and their treatment [electronic resource]: with hints for the preservation of health in the tropics by Horton, James Africanus Beale, ; Foster, W. D. (William Derek), former owner; Ward, J. W. active former owner; King's College London. The diseases of hot climates are traditionally called tropical diseases, although some hot countries are not exactly in the tropics. These diseases can be influenced directly by the heat or can be spread by insect or other carriers found in hot climates. The eye is an external organ and so it is particularly affected by the environment. Tropical Diseases. Some of the organisms that cause tropical diseases are bacteria and viruses, terms that may be familiar to most people since these types of organisms cause illness common in the U.S.. Less well known are those more complex organisms commonly referred to as of these types of agents may be referred to generically as pathogens -- meaning . Peter J. Hotez, Nathan C. Lo, in Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases (Tenth Edition), Introduction. The group of tropical infections known as the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is closely linked to a global initiative directed at the public health control and elimination of these diseases. 1–8 The framework of NTDs was first proposed in the early .

Full text of "The diseases of tropical climates and their treatment [electronic resource]: with hints for the preservation of health in the tropics" See other formats. Key features of neglected tropical diseases Neglected tropical diseases affect more than 1 billion people, primarily poor populations living in tropical and subtropical climates. They frequently cluster geographically and overlap; individuals are often afflicted with . of their diseases. Maps 1 and 2 show the area of distribution of camels, which comprises the tropical climates and marshland. The limit of their distribution is approximately that of the isohyet of mm rainfall. Table I shows the population in each country, expressed in "tropical livestock. 1. Author(s): Sullivan,John Title(s): The endemic diseases of tropical climates with their treatment. Country of Publication: England Publisher: London, Churchill,

Where malaria is found depends mainly on climatic factors such as temperature, humidity, and rainfall. Malaria is transmitted in tropical and subtropical areas, where. Anopheles mosquitoes can survive and multiply, and. Malaria parasites can complete their growth cycle in the mosquitoes (“extrinsic incubation period”). Introduction. THERE are a number of diseases which affect principally or entirely those who have to live in or to visit tropical countries, and other diseases (like Malaria) which, though more widely distributed, are nevertheless mainly associated with warmer climates than that of England.   With an emphasis on neglected tropical diseases due to helminths, protozoa and ectoparasites, we review common diagnostic methods and current recommendations for treatment at the population level and the individual patient, thereby juxtaposing the situation in highly endemic countries on one side, with Switzerland on the by: Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a diverse group of tropical infections which are common in low-income populations in developing regions of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. They are caused by a variety of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, protozoa and parasitic worms ().These diseases are contrasted with the big three infectious diseases (HIV/AIDS, Specialty: Infectious disease.