This small book is an outline covering the essential characteristics of the most common tropical diseases.
The table of contents includes the following subjects: virus diseases, rickettsial diseases, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis, treponemas and leptospiras, bacterial diseases, malaria and helminthic infections.
The book is intended to serve as a ready source of condensed information on tropical diseases. This purpose has been admirably achieved.
No illustrations accompany the text. A bibliography at the end of each section refers the reader to the larger textbooks on tropical diseases.
The author has succeeded in supplying essential information in a clear and concise manner.