- freely available
Chemoprophylaxis of Tropical Infectious Diseases
AbstractTravelers to tropical countries are at risk for a variety of infectious diseases. In some cases effective vaccinations are available, but for other infections chemoprophylaxis can be offered. Malaria prevention has become increasingly complex as Plasmodium species become resistant to available drugs. In certain high risk settings, antibiotics can be used to prevent leptospirosis, scrub typhus and other infections. Post-exposure prophylaxis is appropriate for selected virulent infections. In this article the evidence for chemoprophylaxis will be reviewed.
Share & Cite This Article
McBride, W.J.H. Chemoprophylaxis of Tropical Infectious Diseases. Pharmaceuticals 2010, 3, 1561-1575.View more citation formats
McBride WJH. Chemoprophylaxis of Tropical Infectious Diseases. Pharmaceuticals. 2010; 3(5):1561-1575.Chicago/Turabian Style
McBride, William J. H. 2010. "Chemoprophylaxis of Tropical Infectious Diseases." Pharmaceuticals 3, no. 5: 1561-1575.