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Manson’s Tropical Diseases, 24th Edition

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For 125 years, physicians have relied on Manson’s Tropical Diseases for a comprehensive clinical overview of this complex and fast-changing field. The fully revised 24th Edition, Dr. Jeremy Farrar, along with an internationally recognized editorial team, global contributors, and expert authors, delivers the latest coverage on parasitic and infectious diseases from around the world. From the difficult to diagnose to the difficult to treat, this highly readable, award-winning reference prepares you to effectively handle whatever your patients may have contracted.

Key Features

Covers all of tropical medicine in a comprehensive manner, general medicine in the tropics, and non-clinical issues regarding public health and ethics.

Serves as an indispensable resource for physicians who treat patients with tropical diseases and/or will be travelling to the tropics, or who are teaching others in this area.

Contains a new section on 21st Century Drivers of Tropical Medicine, with chapters covering Poverty and Inequality, Public Health in Settings of Conflict and Political Instability, Climate Change, and Medical Product Quality and Public Health.

Includes all-new chapters on Surgery in the Topics, Yellow Fever, Systemic Mycoses, and COVID-19.

Covers key topics such as drug resistance; emerging and reemerging infections such as Zika, Ebola, and Chikungunya; novel diagnostics such as PCR-based methods; point-of care-tests such as ultrasound; public health in settings of conflict and political instability; and much more.

Differentiates approaches for resource-rich and resource-poor areas.

Includes reader-friendly features such as highlighted key information, convenient boxes and tables, extensive cross-referencing, and clinical management diagrams.

An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud.

Author Information
By Jeremy Farrar, FRCP, FMedAcSci, DPhil, OBE, Professor of Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK; Director, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Programme, South East Asia Infectious Disease Clinical Research Network, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam ; Patricia J. Garcia; Peter J Hotez, MD, PhD, Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor, Pediatrics and Molecular & Virology and Microbiology, Head, Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine; Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics, Director, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, President, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Houston, Texas, USA ; Thomas Junghanss, MD (Internal Medicine, subspecialties Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases), MSc, PHDC (Lon) , apl Professor and Head, Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany ; Gagandeep Kang, MD, PhD, FRCPath, Professor, Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India ; David Lalloo, MB, BS, MD, FRCP, FFTM, RCPS(Glasg), Professor of Tropical Medicine, Dean of Clinical Sciences and International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK and Nicholas J. White, OBE, MD, DSc, FRCP, F Med Sci, FRS , Professor of Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK


1 History of Tropical Medicine, and Medicine in the Tropics

SECTION I: 21st Century Drivers of Tropical Medicine

2 Global Health

3 Poverty and Inequality

4 Public Health in Settings of Conflict and Political Instability

5 Climate Change and Health in the Tropics: Current Status and Future Trends

6 Medical Products Quality and Public Health

7 The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health

8 Global Health Governance and Tropical Diseases

SECTION II: Health Research and Ethics

9 Ethics and Tropical Diseases: Some Global Considerations

SECTION III: Epidemiology

10 Issues and Challenges of Public Health Research in Developing Countries

SECTION IV: Clinical Assessment

11 Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine in Resource- Poor Settings

12 Ultrasound in Tropical Medicine

13 Surgery in the Tropics

SECTION V: Viral Infections

14 HIV Epidemiology in the Tropics

15 Clinical Features and Management of HIV/AIDS

16 HIV in Children

17 HIV/AIDS Prevention

18 Viral Hepatitis

19 Yellow Fever

20 Arbovirus Infections

21 Dengue

22 Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers

23 Rabies

24 Rotavirus and Other Viral Diarrhoea

25 Respiratory Viruses and Atypical Bacteria

26 Viral Exanthems

27 Virus Infections of the Nervous System

28 COVID-19

SECTION VI: Bacterial Infections

29 Tropical Rickettsial Infections

30 Sexually Transmitted Infections (Excluding HIV)

31 Bacterial Enteropathogens

32 Salmonella Infections

33 Pneumococcal Disease

34 Bacterial Meningitis

35 Brucellosis

36 Noma, Actinomycosis, and Nocardia

37 Bartonellosis, Cat-scratch Disease, Trench Fever, Human Ehrlichiosis

38 Anthrax

39 Tetanus

40 Plague

41 Melioidosis

42 Diphtheria

43 Spirochaetes Diseases of the Tropics

SECTION VII: Fungal Infections

44 Superficial and Subcutaneous Mycoses

45 Systemic Mycoses

SECTION VIII: Mycobacterial Infections

46 Tuberculosis

47 Leprosy

48 Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease

SECTION IX: Protozoan Infections

49 Malaria

50 Babesiosis

51 Human African Trypanosomiasis

52 American Trypanosomiasis: Chagas Disease

53 Leishmaniasis

54 Toxoplasmosis

55 Intestinal Protozoa

56 Pathogenic and Opportunistic Free-Living Amoebae: Agents of Human and Animal Disease

SECTION X: Helminthic Infections

57 Schistosomiasis

58 Food-borne Trematodes

59 The Filariases

60 Soil-Transmitted Helminths (Geohelminths)

61 Echinococcosis

62 Other Cestode Infections: Intestinal Cestodes, Cysticercosis, Other Larval Cestode Infections

SECTION XI: Ectoparasites

63 Scabies

64 Human Lice, Bed Bugs, Sand Fleas, Myiasis, and Leeches

SECTION XII: Non-Communicable Diseases in the Tropics

65 Non-Communicable Diseases: Equity, Action, and Targets

66 Cardiovascular and Vascular Disease in the Tropics Including Ischaemic Heart Disease, Stroke, and Hypertension

67 Diabetes in the Tropics

68 Cancer in the Tropics

69 Haematological Diseases in the Tropics

70 Renal Disease in the Tropics

71 Ophthalmology in the Tropics and Sub-tropics

72 Dermatological Problems in the Tropics

73 Musculoskeletal Disorders

74 Respiratory Problems in the Tropics

75 Tropical Neurology

76 Psychiatry

77 Oral Disease in the Tropics

SECTION XIII :Environmental Disorders

78 Environmental Stress

79 Venomous and Poisonous Animals

80 Plant Poisons, Hallucinogens, and Traditional Medicines

SECTION XIV: Nutrition

81 Nutrition-Associated Disease

82 Obesity in the Tropics

SECTION XV: Maternal/Child Health

83 Obstetrics in the Tropics

84 Paediatrics in the Tropics


Appendix 1 Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis

Appendix 2 Parasitic Protozoa

Appendix 3 Medical Helminthology

Appendix 4 Medical Acarology and Entomology

Appendix 5 Sources of Information in Tropical Medicine