Archives for February 2011

Explorers reviewed

book review on Explorers; the Royal Geographical Society’s introduction to the adventurers who first opened the door on remote places, with links to the RGS, Palin and Fiennes home pages


Leishmaniasis:  5 point summary of highlights, further details in leishmaniasis module of Tropical Medicine teaching series parasitic infection transmitted by the bite of a sandfly distinct skin, mucocutaneous & visceral forms of infection are known leishmaniasis is present in one or more of its forms in the Indian Subcontinent, the Middle East & Mediterranean rim, Central and […]


5 facts on dengue: a key point summary of Tropical Medicine short course teaching on dengue virus infection


5 facts on malaria; a key point summary of highlights from tropical medicine self-directed learning for FACTM pt 1

Charcot-Leyden crystals

The clinical significance of Charcot-Leyden crystals revealed: stools, sputa, nasal secretions or tissues? No matter – MicroGnome has trawled the Web for you.