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  • An Overview of Tropical Diseases
    An Overview of Tropical Diseases
    Editor Amidou Samie
    ISBN 978-953-51-2224-1,
    210 pages, December, 2015
    Tropical diseases affect millions of people throughout the world and particularly in the developing countries. The millennium development goals had specifically targeted HIV/AIDS and Malaria for substantial reduction as well as Tuberculosis while man ...
  • Updates on Brucellosis
    Updates on Brucellosis
    Editor Manal Mohammad Baddour
    ISBN 978-953-51-2211-1,
    254 pages, November, 2015
    Brucellosis is a major zoonotic disease that may cause a serious illness in humans and animals. Global prevalence of human brucellosis remains significant. More than half a million new brucellosis cases from 100 countries are reported annually to the ...
  • Trends in Basic and Therapeutic Options in HIV Infection - Towards a Functional Cure
    Trends in Basic and Therapeutic Options in HIV Infection - Towards a Functional Cure
    Editor Ibeh Bartholomew Okechukwu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2157-2,
    260 pages, September, 2015
    The past decade has seen several changes in HIV prevention, transmission and therapeutic interventions to end the scourge. This book is a collection of expert assays on various aspects of HIV prevention, bioresource deployment, microbicides, host ant ...
  • Current Topics in Echinococcosis
    Current Topics in Echinococcosis
    Editor Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
    ISBN 978-953-51-2159-6,
    220 pages, September, 2015
    Echinococcosis remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in certain areas of the world, tropical and non-tropical, particularly in rural settings. This book includes different topics with regard to the epidemiology, biology, clinical mani ...
  • Tuberculosis - Expanding Knowledge
    Tuberculosis - Expanding Knowledge
    Editor Wellman Ribon
    ISBN 978-953-51-2139-8,
    238 pages, July, 2015
    Progress obtained by mycobacteriology in recent years is undeniable with regards to preventing, detecting, and treating cases of tuberculosis, millennial disease that is still present as public health issue worldwide. We present here high-impact rese ...
  • Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Trends in Infectious Diseases
    Editor Shailendra K. Saxena
    ISBN 978-953-51-1312-6,
    214 pages, April, 2014
    This book gives a comprehensive overview of recent trends in infectious diseases, as well as general concepts of infections, immunopathology, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and etiology to current clinical recommendations in management of infecti ...
  • Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Leishmaniasis - Trends in Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor David M. Claborn
    ISBN 978-953-51-1232-7,
    534 pages, March, 2014
    Of all the parasitic diseases, leishmaniasis is one of the most diverse, with a variety of manifestations, from relatively minor cutaneous lesions to deadly visceral infections. It is also widespread, causing human disease in the Americas, Asia, Eur ...
  • Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Anopheles mosquitoes - New insights into malaria vectors
    Editor Sylvie Manguin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1188-7,
    828 pages, July, 2013
    Anopheles mosquitoes are highly important insects due to their involvement in the transmission of human malaria and its devastating consequences in endemic countries worldwide. In 2010 alone, malaria was responsible for an estimated 660,000 deaths. A ...