Infectious Diseases of Burkina Faso

Infectious Diseases of Burkina Faso 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 Burkina Faso
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of Burkina Faso follows the diseases chapters.

There are 368 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 231 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Burkina Faso. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Burkina Faso and have not been included in this book.

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

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369 pages, 101 graphs, 787 references, 2024 edition, 3 MB PDF, ISBN: 978-1-4988-4285-3

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