African Sleeping Sickness

Organism African Sleeping Sickness is one of two diseases cause by Trypanosome parasites Transmission Tsetse fly (bite during the day) Epidemiology African Sleeping Sickness is caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (west coast of Africa) Trypanosome...

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Amoebiasis

Organism Protozoan- entamoeba histolytica Incubation; days-years Transmission Faecal oral (usually contaminated water): infection by ingestion of 4-nucleated cysts.   Epidemiology Humans are the only reservoir 10% world population are infected (rare in temperate climates)...

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Antibiotics Prescribing Guidelines

Introduction These antibiotic guidelines are intended to give a basic overview of the types of antibiotic used to treat various kinds of infection. They should not be used as clinical guidelines. Resistance patterns and drug...

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