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Maladies tropicales persistantes chez les migrants

Chappuis, F
Lozano Becerra, J C
Albajar-Viñas, P
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2014, vol. 10, no. 425, p. 827-32
Abstract Several infectious diseases may remain a- or pauci-symptomatic for many years before causing major clinical manifestations. Migrants are particularly vulnerable to several persistent infectious diseases due to exposure in their country of origin and their specific living conditions. This article emphasizes neglected parasitic diseases among migrants, such as schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis and Chagas disease. In the case of co-infection with HIV, hepatitis B and C, some of these persistent parasitosis may induce more significant morbidity. These aspects are particularly important to know as these diseases, both viral and parasitic, are particularly common among migrants.
Keywords CoinfectionCommunicable Diseases/epidemiologyHIV Infections/epidemiologyHepatitis B/epidemiologyHepatitis C/epidemiologyHumansNeglected Diseases/epidemiology/parasitologyParasitic Diseases/epidemiology/parasitologyTransients and Migrants
PMID: 24791430
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GETAZ, Laurent et al. Maladies tropicales persistantes chez les migrants. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2014, vol. 10, n° 425, p. 827-32. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:42411

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