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Imported Infections

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Part of the Management of Common Diseases in Family Practice book series (MCDF)

Abstract

In 1984 over 5 million inhabitants of the UK had holidays in Spain alone. Very many others visited other Mediterranean countries. Foreign holidays in search of some summer sunshine have become commonplace. ‘Have you been abroad recently?’ is a very important question but is all too often forgotten. The patient most at risk is not the holidaymaker with the telltale suntan but the businessman or engineer who has made the working trip to exotic parts.

Keywords

Cerebral Malaria Typhoid Fever Yellow Fever Adult Dose Amoebic Liver Abscess 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© D. Brooks and E.M. Dunbar 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Middleton, ManchesterUK
  2. 2.Regional Infectious Diseases UnitMonsall HospitalManchesterUK

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