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Background: International travel is associated with an increased risk of enteric, vector-borne and bloodborne infections. The risk of acquiring travel-related illness is higher in those who are immunocompromised. However, little is known about travel practices and risk behaviours in transplant...

Author(s)
Boggild, A. K.; Sano, M.; Humar, A.; Gilman, M.; Salit, I.; Kain, K. C.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2004, 11, 1, pp 37-43
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Publisher
Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2004, 49, 1, pp 28-76
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.
Abstract

Objectives: The authors examine the rationale and efficacy of pre-travel hepatitis B immunization strategies based on itinerary and presumed on-travel risk behaviour. Methods: A large survey among 26,640 Danes survey provided data on journey lengths and destinations, immunization coverage, risk...

Author(s)
Nielsen, U. S.; Petersen, E.; Larsen, G. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2009, 59, 5, pp 353-359
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Background. Previous studies investigating the travelers' knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) profile indicated an important educational need among those traveling to risk destinations. Initiatives to improve such education should target all groups of travelers, including business travelers,...

Author(s)
Genderen, P. J. J. van; Thiel, P. P. A. M. van; Mulder, P. G. H.; Overbosch, D.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 1, pp 35-43
Abstract

This report describes epidemiological changes in acute viral hepatitis in Italy in the past two decades. The hepatitis A virus circulation progressively decreased. The incidence of symptomatic hepatitis A is 1.1/100,000/year in interepidemic periods. Shellfish consumption and travelling to areas...

Author(s)
Zuccaro, O.; Tosti, M. E.; Mele, A.; Spada, E.
Publisher
Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy
Citation
Rapporti ISTISAN - Istituto Superiore di Sanità, 2012, No.12/4, pp 24 pp.

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