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Control of neglected tropical diseases.
In addition to malaria, tuberculosis, and human immunodeficiency virus infection, several other infectious diseases are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. In particular, 13 tropical
Incorporating a Rapid-Impact Package for Neglected Tropical Diseases with Programs for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Hotez et al. argue that achieving success in the global fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria may well require a concurrent attack on the neglected tropical diseases.
Unhealthy Landscapes: Policy Recommendations on Land Use Change and Infectious Disease Emergence
The group established a systems model approach and priority lists of infectious diseases affected by ecologic degradation, and recommended creating Centers of Excellence in Ecology and Health Research and Training, based at regional universities and/or research institutes with close links to the surrounding communities.
“Rapid-Impact Interventions”: How a Policy of Integrated Control for Africa's Neglected Tropical Diseases Could Benefit the Poor
Controlling seven tropical infections in Africa would cost just 40 cents per person per year, and would permanently benefit hundreds of millions of people.
Proposals to unify the genera Grahamella and Bartonella, with descriptions of Bartonella talpae comb. nov., Bartonella peromysci comb. nov., and three new species, Bartonella grahamii sp. nov.,
A taxonomic analysis of Grahamella species complete the study of all members of the family Bartonellaceae, and the results support the proposal that the family should be transferred out of the order Rickettsiales.
Grahamella in small woodland mammals in the U.K.: isolation, prevalence and host specificity.
Bacteria isolated from the blood of small woodland mammals were identified as members of the genus Grahamella. The prevalence of Grahamella infection among the 37 small mammals examined, detected by