Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Current Topics in Tropical Medicine

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Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

Institución Universitaria Visión de las Américas, Colombia

PublishedMarch 16th, 2012

Doi10.5772/1335

ISBN978-953-51-0274-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4322-2

Copyright year2012

Number of pages578

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Table of Contents

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1. Rickettsiosis as Threat for the Traveller

By Aránzazu Portillo and José A. Oteo

3,298
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2. Human Ehrlichioses and Rickettsioses in Cameroon

By Lucy Ndip, Roland Ndip, David Walker and Jere McBride

3,378
5. Social Networking in Tuberculosis: Experience in Colombia

By Diana M. Castañeda-Hernández and Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales

2,554
3,779
9. The Re-Emergence of an Old Disease: Chikungunya Fever

By Bordi Licia, Meschi Silvia, Selleri Marina, Lalle Eleonora, Castilletti Concetta, Carletti Fabrizio, Di Caro Antonino and Capobianchi Maria Rosaria

3,905
12. Toxoplasmosis: Advances and Vaccine Perspectives

By Oscar Bruna-Romero, Dulcilene Mayrink de Oliveira and Valter Ferreira de Andrade-Neto

3,882
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14. Amoebiasis in the Tropics: Epidemiology and Pathogenesis

By A. Samie, A. ElBakri and Ra’ed AbuOdeh

11,796
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15. Retrospective Analysis of Leishmaniasis in Central Tunisia: An Update on Emerging Epidemiological Trends

By Akila Fathallah Mili, Fatma Saghrouni, Zeineb BenSaid, Yusr Saadi- BenAoun, Ikram Guizani and Moncef BenSaid

5,177
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16. Current Advances in Computational Strategies for Drug Discovery in Leishmaniasis

By Andrés F. Flórez, Stanley Watowich and Carlos Muskus

3,351
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18. Echinococcosis/Hydatidosis

By Antoni Soriano Arandes and Frederic Gómez Bertomeu

2,957
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19. A Programme to Control Taeniosis-Cysticercolsis (Taenia solium) in Mexico

By Aline S. de Aluja, Julio Morales Soto and Edda Sciutto

2,519
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22. Hyperinfection Syndrome in Strongyloidiasis

By Cristiane Tefé-Silva, Eleuza R. Machado, Lúcia H. Faccioli and Simone G. Ramos

5,220
23. Molecular Diagnosis and Monitoring of Benzimidazole Susceptibility of Human Filariids

By Adisak Bhumiratana, Apiradee Intarapuk, Danai Sangthong, Surachart Koyadun, Prapassorn Pechgit and Jinrapa Pothikasikorn

2,802
25. Novel Molecular Diagnostic Platform for Tropical Infectious Diseases

By Yasuyoshi Mori, Norihiro Tomita, Hidetoshi Kanda and Tsugunori Notomi

3,894
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26. Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Tropics

By John C. Meade and Denise C. Cornelius

3,609
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27. Re-Emergence of Malaria and Dengue in Europe

By Rubén Bueno Marí and Ricardo Jiménez Peydró

3,609

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