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Out of a total of 24 outbreaks of water-borne diseases involving 1,720 people in the USA in 1973, 2 outbreaks of giardiasis involving 28 people were reported. Both outbreaks were in Colorado, one due to untreated surface water and one to untreated ground water. Additional cases of giardiasis...

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Hughes, J. M.; Merson, M. H.; Cravn, G. F.; McCabe, L. J.
Citation
Journal of Infectious Diseases., 1975, 132, 3, pp 336-339
Abstract

[Malaria, amoebiasis, giardiasis, leishmaniasis and trypanosomiasis briefly mentioned as infections contracted abroad.]<new para>ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT:<new para>[Hookworm and schistosomiasis briefly mentioned as infections contracted abroad.]

Author(s)
Howie, J.
Citation
British Medical Journal, 1976, 2, 6029, pp 217-219
Abstract

Parasitic infections are still a significant cause of morbidity in New York City but there has been a gradual decline in intestinal infections. Hookworm, Trichuris, Enterobius and Ascaris infections have declined fairly steadily, Taenia infections rose sharply in 1973 and declined thereafter and...

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Imperato, P. J.; Shookhoff, H. B.; Marr, J. S.; Friedman, S.; Hwa, O. C.
Citation
New York State Journal of Medicine, 1977, 77, 1, pp 50-56
Abstract

Malaria, giardiasis and amoebiasis are mentioned as the protozoan diseases which should be watched for in immigrants and travellers. The need for the doctor to take into account the interaction between illness and social and cultural factors for each individual patient is stressed.

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Styles, W. McN.
Citation
Modern Medicine, 1977, 22, 10, pp 64-69
Abstract

Entamoeba histolytica and Giardia lamblia are reviewed for the medical profession in Britain. Transmission, pathology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment are discussed, including sections on amoebic liver abscess.

Author(s)
Robinson, D. A.
Citation
Update, 1977, 14, 3, pp 267-275
Abstract

A patient in the USA developed symptomatic giardiasis after a tour of the Soviet Union. The diagnosis was established by duodenal aspiration. A small intestinal biopsy revealed total villous atrophy in the absence of coeliac sprue or a gastrointestinal immunodeficiency syndrome, a finding not...

Author(s)
Levinson, J. D.; Nastro, L. J.
Citation
Gastroenterology., 1978, 74, 2, pt. 1, pp 271-275
Abstract

A review is given of human infectious diseases which may be imported by travellers or other means into Western countries. Special mention is made of schistosomiasis, paragonimiasis, cestodes and nematodes (both intestinal and filarial). Over 200 references are cited.<new para>ADDITIONAL...

Author(s)
Gsell, O.
Citation
Zentralblatt fur Bakteriologie, Parasitenkunde Infektionskrankheiten und Hygiene, Abteilung 1, Originale B, 1978, 166, 6, pp 471-516
Abstract

This booklet is intended to be used by health departments, physicians, travel agencies, international air lines, shipping companies and other agencies which offer advice to international travellers. Vaccinations required by different countries are specified. Specific recommendations are made for...

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Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 1978, Supplement, pp vii+96pp.
Abstract

Recreationists returning from two high-elevation contiguous basins in Rocky Mountain National Park were surveyed: (1) to examine conceptions and behaviours of recreationists regarding water quality; (2) to identify water consumers; (3) to determine possible correlation between water consumption and ...

Author(s)
Cowdin, N. P.
Citation
General Technical Report, Intermountain Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 1986, No. INT-212, pp 241-244
Abstract

The health risks of travel during pregnancy are described. The difficulties of drug therapy for intestinal protozoa and for malaria are detailed and the counter-indications for individual drugs are given. Non-chemical prevention is briefly mentioned. Immunization, commercial flying, high altitude...

Author(s)
Barry, M.; Bia, F.
Citation
Journal of the American Medical Association, 1989, 261, 5, pp 728-731

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