The recent growth in popularity of adventure racing and exotic tourism has increased the number of people exposed to unusual infections, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) update published in the July 2001 Annals of Emergency Medicine . The update reports on a bacteria-related outbreak among many of the athletes who participated in Eco-Challenge-Sabah 2000 in Borneo, Malaysia. Many race participants were infected by the Leptospira organism while swimming, ...

Register for Complete Access (Valid Email Required)

By registering on MeetingsNet now, you'll not only gain access to Needs Assessment Tidbit: Physicians Need Help Recognizing Unusual Bacterial Infections, you'll get exclusive access to a large archive of premium content.

Already registered? here.