A Synopsis of Infectious and Tropical Diseases provides a summary of information on the diagnosis and management of infectious and tropical diseases. It contains essential information required by general practitioners, specialists, medical students and graduates preparing for higher examinations, the nursing profession, and health workers in the proper management of infective and tropical diseases. This book is organized into nine chapters that describe the signs and symptoms, clinical forms and manifestations, incubation period, stages of invasion, mode of transmission, epidemiology, and treatment of different tropical and infectious diseases such as those caused by viruses, protozoans, and metazoan parasites. These diseases include herpesvirus infections, blackwater fever, and trematode or fluke infections. This book will be of interest to travelers and people in the medical profession.