TY - CHAP A1 - Cristiane TefĂ©-Silva A2 - Eleuza R. Machado A3 - LĂșcia H. Faccioli A4 - Simone G. Ramos ED1 - Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales Y1 - 2012-03-16 PY - 2012 T1 - Hyperinfection Syndrome in Strongyloidiasis N2 - Tropical Medicine has emerged and remained as an important discipline for the study of diseases endemic in the tropic, particularly those of infectious etiology. Emergence and reemergence of many tropical pathologies have recently aroused the interest of many fields of the study of tropical medicine, even including new infectious agents. Then evidence-based information in the field and regular updates are necessary. Current Topics in Tropical Medicine presents an updated information on multiple diseases and conditions of interest in the field. It Includes pathologies caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites, protozoans and helminths, as well as tropical non-infectious conditions. Many of them are considering not only epidemiological aspects, but also diagnostic, therapeutical, preventive, social, genetic, bioinformatic and molecular ones. With participation of authors from various countries, many from proper endemic areas, this book has a wide geographical perspective. Finally, all of these characteristics, make an excellent update on many aspects of tropical medicine in the world. BT - Current Topics in Tropical Medicine SP - Ch. 22 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/28542 DO - 10.5772/28542 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-19 ER -