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  • ISBN: 1421403803 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421403809 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 142140379X (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781421403793 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 518 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.

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Pt. 1. Sources of travel advice. Personal physicians and travel clinics ; Websites for travelers ; Medical and evacuation insurance ; Overseas medical care and medical tourism -- Pt. 2. Pre-travel planning. Devising a prevention strategy ; The geographic distribution of major travelers' infections ; Immunizations ; Personal protection measures ; Drug prophylaxis and self-treatment ; Special circumstances ; Travel medical kits -- Pt. 3. Bacterial infections. What you--and your doctor--need to know about bacteria ; Typhoid fever ; Plague ; Cholera ; Leptospirosis ; Typhus and other rickettsial infections ; Oroya, trench, and Q fevers ; Relapsing fevers ; Anthrax, brucellosis, and listeriosis ; Bacterial meningitis ; Tuberculosis --Pt 4. Viral infections. What you--and your doctor--need to know about viruses ; Arbovirus infections : an overview ; Yellow fever ; Dengue fever ; Other arboviruses ; Ebola and other viral hemorrhagic fevers ; Poliomyelitis ; Acute viral hepatitis ; Rabies ; Influenza -- Pt. 5. Parasitic infections. What you--and your doctor--need to know about parasites ; Malaria ; Amebiasis ; Leishmaniasis ; African and American trypanosomiasis ; Intestinal roundworm infections ; Tissue roundworm infections ; Schistosomiasis and other flatworm infections -- Pt. 6. Infections caused by multiple microbes. Sexually transmitted infections ; Travelers' diarrhea ; Tropical skin infections and infestations -- Pt. 7. Post-travel considerations. Fever in returning travelers ; Post-travel screening: yes or no? -- Glossary.
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