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Infectious Diseases of Hong Kong

Infectious Diseases of Hong Kong

Infectious Diseases of Hong Kong is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each chapter is divided into three sections:

1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Status of the disease in Hong Kong
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of Hong Kong follows the diseases chapters.

There are 358 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 202 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Hong Kong. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Hong Kong and have not been included in this book.

In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from Hong Kong are included.

Price: $49.99 special $39.99
343 pages , 117 graphs , 845 references
2019 edition. 6 MB PDF, 4 MB EPUB, 9 MB MOBI
Updated January 24, 2019. ISBN: 9781498822138

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