Category Archives: Anti-Infectives

PATHOGENESIS AND CLINICAL PRESENTATION OF TULAREMIA

Francisella tularensis, the causative agent of tularemia, is an aerobic, gram-negative coccobacillus. Tularemia is a zoonotic disease that humans may acquire through diverse environmental exposures and can develop into a severe and sometimes fatal illness. Voles, mice, squirrels, rabbits, and … Continue reading

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REQUIRED IMMUNIZATIONS: YELLOW FEVER

Immunization against yellow fever is required by certain countries for entry, according to WHO regulations. Yellow fever is a rare but potentially fatal viral infection that is endemic in equatorial Africa and South America, where the virus is transmitted by … Continue reading

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