PDQ Travelers' Malaria

ISBN: 1-55009-324-x




This handy reference guide answers essential questions about malaria taken from the authors� extensive experience in the research laboratory and in the clinic setting. The book covers a wide range of topics including a brief historical outline of malaria epidemiology, detailed information on anti-malarial drugs, the strategies of chemoprophylaxis and stand-by emergency treatment, discussion of the Anopheles vector and measures against mosquito bites.  The second half of the manual is a color atlas of known endemic countries showing risk areas and malaria-free zones.  Designed as a pre-travel reference text, the manual will prove useful for travel agents, members of the World Tourism Organization, and health professionals giving travel medicine advice.