Infectious Diseases at High Altitude.

  title={Infectious Diseases at High Altitude.},
  author={Buddha Basnyat and Jennifer M Starling},
  journal={Microbiology spectrum},
  volume={3 4}
Travel to elevations above 2,500 m is an increasingly common activity undertaken by a diverse population of individuals. These may be trekkers, climbers, miners in high-altitude sites in South America, and more recently, soldiers deployed for high-altitude duty in remote areas of the world. What is also being increasingly recognized is the plight of the… CONTINUE READING