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World of exotic diseases

Philip Weinstein
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (1): .
Published online: 22 September 2003

The presentation and style are user friendly, with viruses in alphabetical order and appendices covering sample collection and diagnosis. Many of the graphs supporting the text are useful, although they would make an epidemiologist cringe — they are often presented as bar charts where histograms would have been better, or as hybrids of the two. Coverage is up-to-date and comprehensive, and the authors fulfil their aim of summarising the vast body of material in this field in a handy, pocket-sized volume. Information on each virus is given under headings broadly covering agent, reservoir, and vector; clinical presentation and diagnosis; and geographic distribution and further reading.

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