Neglected Tropical Diseases

Cody Horn, MD
Friday, May 22, 2020
Category: Environmental ID, Parasitic infections, Tropical Infections

Dr. Horn reviews several important tropical diseases, including Chagas disease (caused by Trypanosoma cruzii), spread by the Triatomid bug, African Trypanosomiasis, the cause of sleeping sickness, Cystercercosis, caused by the Pork tapeworm, and Buruli ulcer. He closes by discussing Onchocerciasis and its effect on significant areas of the developing world.

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