Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Oxford Handbook of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

This new Oxford Medical Handbook takes an integrated approach to both infectious disease and microbiology. Referenced to national and international guidelines, it covers the basic principles of bacteriology and virology, specific information on diseases and conditions, and material on ‘hot topics’ such as bioterrorism and preventative medicine.

Azadirachta Indica As a Public Health Tool for the Control of Malaria & Other Vector-Borne Diseases (Commentary)

Azadirachta Indica As a Public Health Tool for the Control of Malaria & Other Vector-Borne Diseases (Commentary)

Neem-based products from Azadirachta indica have been successfully used for pest control in agriculture and gardening since long in India and more recently in European countries and in the USA (1). The seed kernels, particularly rich in bioactive azadirachtin and other limonoids (tetranortriterpenoids), are the main source for a large number of products used for […]

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma are two very common allergic diseases of the respiratory tract (1). The two have much in common as to age at onset, seasonal manifestations, and causation. Hay fever involves the mucosa, or lining of the upper respiratory tract only, whereas asthma is confined to the bronchial tubes of […]

Communicable Medical Diseases

Communicable Medical Diseases

Although communicable infections have been known to man since the dawn of time, outbreaks of communicable infections still occur regularly. Known and unknown communicable infections continue to emerge and re-emerge due to factors such as drug-resistant microbes, the over-use of antimicrobial drugs, and many others. Many changes in society have weakened healthcare systems while enhancing […]