ICU Protocols pp 403-410 | Cite as

Severe Tropical Infections

  • Hemant Tewari
  • Vivek Nangia


Severe infection with multiorgan involvement is one of the most common cause of ICU admission in tropical countries. Close monitoring and supportive therapy is the mainstay of treatment in most of these infections, but some of them have specific therapies. Rapid identification of treatable infection is imperative for a better outcome.


Infective Endocarditis Visceral Leishmaniasis Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Cerebral Malaria Dengue Fever 
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© Springer India 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pulmonary MedicineFortis HospitalNew DelhiIndia

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