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The author has presented in a clear and concise manner epidemiologic aspects of certain diseases which are encountered in tropical regions. While it is not the main aim of this book to describe clinical features or diagnostic methods, its usefulness to the colonial physician is markedly limited by the absence of this type of information. The reader is somewhat confused by the selection of subject material as, on the one hand, there are entire chapters devoted to tuberculosis, pneumococcal and meningococcal infections not ordinarily thought of as tropical maladies while, on the other, such entities as yaws, dengue, sandfly fever
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Précis d'Épidemiologie et Prophylaxie des Grandes Endémics Tropicales.. Ann Intern Med. 1957;46:827. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-4-827_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(4):827.
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