Recent advances in research and control of malaria, leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis

by Croft SL, Vivas L, Brooker S. East Mediterr Health J, July 2003, 9(4):518-33. Review.

Summary: In the Eastern Mediterranean Region of the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria, schistosomiasis, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis are the parasitic diseases of major importance. Our review focuses on recent advances in the control and treatment of these diseases with particular reference to diagnosis, chemotherapy, vaccines, vector and environmental control.

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