Gastrointestinal Infectious Diseases


Hyasinta Jaka (Editor)
Department of Internal Medicine, Bugando Medical Centre and Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences Mwanza, Tanzania

Series: Digestive Diseases – Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED031000

Gastrointestinal infection most often affects low-income populations in developing regions of Asia, the Americas and Africa. It is one of the tropical infections caused by different organisms. The risks are very high in areas where there is poor sanitation, living conditions and poor handling of food and water. . This book covers the GIT infection and all the topics will be beneficial to medical students and clinicians in managing their patients and taking measures to prevent infections.

This book covers the diseases and complications of the infection. The diagnostic tests for different infectious diseases have been covered in depth to give wide knowledge to the readers on the new diagnostic technique and cheap tests, which can be done in resource-limited areas.

The book will also cover the different international treatment guidelines in treating the infection and the challenges in the eradication in this era of multidrug resistance.
(Imprint: Nova Medicine and Health)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Helicobacter Pylori Transmission and Disease Pathology
(Hyasinta Jaka)

Chapter 2. Helicobacter Pylori Diagnostic Methods in Resource Limited Areas
(Sarah Matuja)

Chapter 3. Helicobacter Diseases and Complications
(T. Nicole Shen)

Chapter 4. Helicobacter Treatment Failure in the Era of Multidrug Resistance
(Hyasinta Jaka)

Chapter 5. Children and Adolescent Infected with Helicobacter Pylori; Patient Management
(Lumuli Mbonile)

Chapter 6. Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
(Bonaventura C.T Mpondo and Nyambura Moremi)

Chapter 7. Tuberculous Peritonitis
(Nyambura Moremi and Bonaventura C.T Mpondo)

Chapter 8. Helminthic Infections of the Gastrointestinal System
(Nkandala Igembe)

Chapter 9. Gastrointestinal Disorders of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
(Mariam Mirambo and Bonaventura C.T Mpondo)

Chapter 10. Non Helicobacter Bacterial of the Gastrointestine
(Hyasinta Jaka)


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