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TROPICAL DISEASE

Lecture on tropical infectious diseases that every aquatic traveler can encounter. A talk tailored to the traveling surfer: how do you recognize the tropical illness and how do you treat it? She covers the following diseases in an impressive case Serie : Fire Coral, Box Jellyfish Stings, Blue bottle/ Portuguese Man of War, Irukandji syndrome Ciguatera fish poisoning, Scombroid Fish Poisoning, Leptospirosis, Amoebic liver abscess, Dengue, Hepatitis A
Speaker: Anne Creaton
Recorded at: WCSM19 Torquay, Victoria, Australia
Lenght of video: 38:39

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