Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases

  title={Hunter's Tropical Medicine and Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  author={G. Thomas Strickland},
Part I CLINICAL PRACTICE in the TROPICS. General Principles. Pulmonary Diseases. Cardiovascular Diseases. Gastrointestinal Diseases. Hepatobiliary Diseases. Hematologic Diseases. Urinary Tract Diseases. Dermatologic Diseases. Neurologic Diseases. Opthalmolgic Diseases. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Malignant Diseases. Surgery. Orthopedics. Maternal and Child Health. Integrated Management of Childhood Illness. Heat-Associated Illness. Traditional Medicine. Health and Nutrition Among. Refugees… 

Non-COVID-19 respiratory viral infection

Emerging molecular-based detection methods and knowledge of viral lower respiratory tract infections’ distinctive features improve diagnosis, treatment and outcome of severe forms, and the clinical spectrum of respiratory viral infections is described.

Neuroimmunology of Common Parasitic Infections in Africa

For each parasite, the geographical distribution, prevalence, life cycle, and typical clinical symptoms of infection and pathogenesis are described, with particular attention to how the parasites infect the brain and the interaction between each organism and the host immune system.

Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Rheumatic Fever

Modified Jones criteria in 2015 will be helpful especially to the low risk population as it is challenging because of limited access to primary health care, diagnosis of streptococcal disease.


In almost all outbreaks of EVD, the fatality rate among health care workers with documented infections was higher than that of non-health care workers.

Arthritogenic alphaviruses—an overview

Mosquito-transmitted alphaviruses causing human rheumatic disease are globally distributed and include chikungunya virus, Ross River virus, Barmah Forest virus, Sindbis virus, o'nyong-nyong virus and

Detrimental orofacial manifestations of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever clinical case series, review of the causes, complications, and vaccine strategies

The role of dental professionals and general practitioners is important in identifying the oral manifestations of dengue viral infection and providing specific diagnosis and effective treatment to the patients.

Antiviral therapy for the sexually transmitted viruses: recent updates on vaccine development

The efforts directed toward development of effective vaccines using different laboratory animal models including mice, guinea pig or non-human primates in preclinical trials, and human in clinical trials with different phases are discussed.

Zoonosis: Update on Existing and Emerging Vector-Borne Illnesses in the USA

This review describes mosquito- and tick-borne diseases found in the Western Hemisphere. It focuses on emerging diseases and recent geographic shifts in the presence of disease vectors. Mosquito and

Clinical Aspects of Uncomplicated

Positive evidence has recently emerged that Plasmodium knowlesi can also be severe and even fatal, and prompt diagnosis and appropriate treatment are then crucial to prevent morbidity and fatal outcomes.