has been a significant rise in the emerging infectious diseases in
diseases which were once considered eradicated have reappeared like
polio, measles, rubella and many others.
This is a global
issue and both developing and developed nations are bearing the burden
of infectious diseases.
In my updated section
on infectious diseases I have briefly highlighted some of the
important features of diseases caused by bacteria, rickettsia,
chlamydia, spirochetes, mycotics, algae, protozoa, helminths and
There are many new
diagrams, microscopic images and links to new peer reviewed articles
on each disease.
I want to thank Dr
Yutaka Tsutsumi for his incredible CD-ROM on
Infectious Diseases. It is a gold
mine for anyone who wants to see vast range of images on various
Dr Ed Friedlander's
Infectious Diseases is excellent for all medical students.
I have been following all his websites for more than a decade and was
inspired to create my own websites by observing his teaching format.
websites is a lifelong continuous process. I will continue adding more
topics, diagrams and photographs related to infectious diseases,
whenever I find time.
I hope all medical
professionals, undergraduate and postgraduate medical students
will find the information useful.
For further information
or comments you may contact me by e-mail.
Dr Sampurna Roy MD.