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Emerging Approaches to Tackle Neglected Diseases: From Molecule to End Product


This reference provides an update on current therapies to treat neglected diseases, a class of diseases that primarily affect tropical regions where investment in research and development is limited. The book starts with an introduction to neglected diseases followed by reviews of therapeutic strategies to overcome the impact of neglected diseases. This is followed by updated information for handling leprosy, dengue, lymphatic filariasis, dracunculiasis, helminthiasis, Chagas disease, neurocysticercosis, leishmaniasis, rabies, trematodiasis, buruli ulcer and trachoma in 10 focused chapters, respectively. The chapters provide information on disease mechanism, transmission and management protocols, along with scientific references. The book serves as a resource for healthcare professionals, and scholars who need a detailed understanding of these infectious diseases.

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