Chapter 6: Tropical Infections and Infestations

Journal articles

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC207118/ (free)

An article about the detection of Entamoeba histolytica in the clinical microbiology laboratory.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4049042/ (free)

An article about hepato-biliary ascariasis.

https://wjes.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1749-7922-1-7/ (free)

This article describes the clinical profile, aetiology and optimal surgical management of patients with non-traumatic terminal ileal perforation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC452546/ (free)

The evidence linking clonorchiasis and cholangiocarcinoma is set out in this article.

https://online.boneandjoint.org.uk/doi/full/10.1302/0301-620X.88B3.17100/ (free)

An article about the surgical management of deformities of the hand in leprosy.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1742869/pdf/v079p00606.pdf/ (free)

This article describes the aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation and management of tropical chronic pancreatitis.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC404619/ (free)

An article about the various types of blood and serological tests for typhoid infection.

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