By Yvonne A. L. Lim, Indra Vythilingam (auth.), Yvonne Ai Lian Lim, Indra Vythilingam (eds.)
Southeast Asia is a quarter the place a myriad of infections are endemic. it's a hotspot area for parasitic ailments. at the moment, info on parasitic infections and vectors present in Southeast Asia is sporadic and there was no try and broadly collate and combine those facts. Gaps in our wisdom, which come with affliction styles, transmission dynamics and vectors nonetheless exist. This ebook highlights parasitic illnesses which are strange to Southeast Asia, pinpoints similarities and transformations among illness styles within the respective member international locations and supply info on new rising parasitic illnesses during this zone. seriously, this publication will heighten knowing of parasitic ailments and their vectors during this varied area and this information could be major for destiny nearby examine efforts during this field.
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