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J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005 Jun;52(6):1062-8.

New and emerging infectious diseases.

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  • 1Department of Dermatology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania 17821, USA. Delston@geisinger.edu

Abstract

New and emerging diseases present a constant challenge. Globalization of business, international adoption, immigration, and tourism have contributed to the rapid spread of diseases, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Infectious diseases that emerge in Africa or Asia may arrive on US shores within days. This article reviews the new and emerging pathogens important to dermatologists.

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