Dictionary of Tropical Medicine
The taxonomic class including the plume-like hydroids, hard stinging “corals”, small jellyfish with ..
Intense, seasonal transmission where the immunity is insufficient to prevent the effect of diseases on all age groups.
Extreme sensitivity to any protein, over and above its normal effect. It usually occurs in certain sensitive ..
Larval stage of Echinococcus, generally containing daughter cysts with a large number of protoscolices.
Free protoscolices lying inside a hydatid.
A plant-like member of the class Hydrozoa.
A chemical produced in the body by endocrine glands and carried in the blood to other organs where the hormone ..
A human or other living animal, including arthropods, affording under natural conditions subsistence ..
Array of hosts susceptible to infection with an agent.
A mycotic disease caused by the dimorphic fungi Histoplasma capsulatum and H. duboisei. The former primarily ..