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South-Eastern Asia

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Southeast Asia is the most populated area of the world and a global hot spot for the emergence of new infectious diseases and drug resistance. The emergence and spread of artemisinin-resistant malaria and multidrug resistant (MDR) TB and the widespread use of poor quality anti-infective drugs emanating from this region all pose serious global risks. Socioeconomic factors, tropical climate with vegetation ranging from paddy fields over scrublands to tropical jungle, as well as abundant domesti...

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10.1002/9781119971641.ch13

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Pages:
170-187
Host title:
Infectious Diseases: A Geographic Guide
Publication date:
2011-05-16
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uuid:39045e3d-8656-416a-8272-ebed1928431e
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436679
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pubs:436679
ISBN:
9780470655290

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