||Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2012, vol. 18, book 1
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 220 - 225
Published online: 28 February 2012
J of IMAB 2012; 18(1):220-225
VECTOR BORNE TRANSMISSIBLE ZOONOSES IN MONTENEGRO
Bogdanka Andric1, Gordana Mijovic2, Dragica Terzic1, Brankica Dupanovic1
1) Clinic for infectious diseases – Medical school, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
2) Institute of public health, department of microbiology - Medical School, University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro.
Vector borne transmissible zoonoses are becoming more and more important in the group of emerging and re-emerging infections. We present the characteristics and actuality of this group of infectious diseases in Montenegro for the period 1998 - 2011. In examinations, standard epidemiological, clinical, serological, pathohistological diagnostic methods are employed. Natural conditions in Montenegro make it an important endemic area for more vector borne transmissible zoonoses. The changes of ecological characteristics, the vectors and infective agents, present the accidence for expansion and increasing importance of these infections in national pathology. According to the fact that it is an international port of nautical, continental and air traffic, Montenegro has responsibility for control and management of diseases belonging to the group of the travel and tropical diseases.
Key words: Transmissible zoonoses, expansion, specter.
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Please cite this article as: Andric B, Mijovic G, Terzic D, Dupanovic B. VECTOR BORNE TRANSMISIVE ZOONOSES IN MONTENEGRO. J of IMAB. 2012; 18(1):220-225. doi: 10.5272/jimab.2012181.220
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