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Author Davis, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1934-

Title The international traveler's guide to avoiding infections / Charles E. Davis.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.


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 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  613.68 DAV    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  613.68 DAVIS    Check Shelf
 Marlborough, Richmond Memorial Library - Adult Department  613.68 DAVIS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  613.68 D29    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 518 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 23 cm.
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Contents Sources of travel advice. Personal physicians and travel clinics ; Websites for travelers ; Medical and evacuation insurance ; Overseas medical care and medical tourism -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Infections caused by multiple microbes. Sexually transmitted infections ; Travelers' diarrhea ; Tropical skin infections and infestations -- Post-travel considerations. Fever in returning travelers ; Post-travel screening : yes or no?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [479]-496) and index.
Subject Travel -- Health aspects -- Popular works.
Vaccination -- Popular works.
Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- Popular works.
Communicable Diseases -- Popular Works.
Travel -- Popular Works.
Communicable Disease Control -- methods -- Popular Works.
Vaccination -- Popular Works.
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