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Chapter 51: Haematological aspects of tropical diseases

Bates, Imelda ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0862-8199 and Ekem, Ivy (2011) 'Chapter 51: Haematological aspects of tropical diseases' in: Hoffbrand, A. Victor, (ed) Postgraduate Haematology - 6th Edition, Oxford, UK, Wiley Blackwell, pp. 956-970.

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Abstract

Summary: Rapid increases in worldwide travel mean that haematologists need to keep up to date with tropical diseases that can cause haematological abnormalities. This chapter covers tropical diseases associated with organisms in the blood or bone marrow (e.g. malaria, filariasis, sleeping sickness, Chagas disease, leishmaniasis) and diseases which alter the blood count or coagulation systems. This chapter not only describes the haematological abnormalities associated with these conditions but also provides an overview of disease epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and the haematological complications of treatment.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: malaria;babesiosis;filariasis;leishmaniasis;trypanosomiasis;sleeping sickness;anaemia;Chagas disease
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 680 Tropical diseases (General)
WH Hemic and Lymphatic Systems > WH 100 General works
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Disease Control Strategy Group
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1002/9781444323160.ch51
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Depositing User: Tina Bowers
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2010 16:51
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2019 08:21
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/1702

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