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Infectious Diseases of the Dominican Republic

Infectious Diseases of the Dominican Republic

Infectious Diseases of the Dominican Republic 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 the Dominican Republic
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of the Dominican Republic follows the diseases chapters.

There are 357 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 208 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to the Dominican Republic. A number of other diseases are not relevant to the Dominican Republic and have not been included in this book.

In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from the Dominican Republic are included.

Price: $49.99 special $39.99
285 pages , 62 graphs , 507 references
2018 edition. 4 MB PDF, 3 MB EPUB, 7 MB MOBI
Updated November 10, 2018. ISBN: 9781498817592

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