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Author(s)
Hartmann, P.
Citation
MMW Fortschritte der Medizin, 2000, 142, 20, pp 28-30
Abstract

In 1994-1999 in the Czech Republic 8036 cases of viral hepatitis A were notified, 205 (2.6%) being imported. During the same period 3801 cases of viral hepatitis B were recorded incl. 44 (1.2%) imported ones. Transmission of viral hepatitis A was most frequent after tourist trips abroad, imported...

Author(s)
Pazdiora, P.
Publisher
Vydava Ceska Lekarska Spolecnost J E Purkyne, Praha, Czech Republic
Citation
Epidemiologie, Mikrobiologie, Imunologie, 2001, 50, 1, pp 17-21
Abstract

This supplement contains 4 articles focusing on the risks faced by individuals travelling to areas where hepatitis A and B are endemic, and on prevention these diseases through vaccination.

Author(s)
Ericsson, C. D.
Publisher
Decker Periodicals Publishing Inc, Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2001, 8, Suppl. 1, pp S1-S23
Abstract

An overview of geographical risk areas for hepatitis A and hepatitis B is presented. Risks for hepatitis A and B, and associated morbidity and mortality faced by travellers are discussed. It is concluded that immunization against the infections should be a strong consideration for both short-term...

Author(s)
Jong, E. C.
Publisher
Decker Periodicals Publishing Inc, Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2001, 8, Suppl. 1, pp S3-S8
Abstract

Background: The aetiological agents of hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid fever share similar patterns of global distribution, and cause significant disease burden in travellers to endemic countries. Combined vaccination against all three diseases, based on currently available vaccines, would...

Author(s)
Proell, S.; Maiwald, H.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Saenger, R.; Vollmar, J.; Clercq, N. de; Sonnenburg, F. von
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2002, 9, 3, pp 122-126
Abstract

This review briefly describes the characteristics of pilgrimage to Mecca (Saudi Arabia) and examines the associated medical risks, which include meningococcal disease, hepatitis B, respiratory infections (influenza, community-acquired pneumonia and tuberculosis), diarrhoea, crowd stampede and...

Author(s)
Memish, Z. A.; Ahmed, Q. A. A.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2002, 9, 4, pp 202-210
Abstract

This article provides a brief discussion on the threat of infectious diseases such as hepatitis A and B, and malaria to international travellers, as well as recommendations (e.g., hepatitis vaccination and antimalarial prophylaxis) how to prevent acquiring these diseases.

Author(s)
Preboth, M.
Publisher
American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, USA
Citation
American Family Physician, 2002, 65, 12, pp 2592
Abstract

Recent advances in travel medicine include the use of computer resources to obtain information on outbreaks and recommendations to travelers, the introduction of atovaquone/proguanil as chemoprophylaxis and treatment for malaria, the use of azithromycin as an alternative in the self-treatment of...

Author(s)
Chen, L. H.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2002, 4, 1, pp 50-58
Abstract

Selection of immunizations should be based on requirements and on risk of infection. According to the International Health Regulations, many countries require yellow fever vaccination and proof thereof as the International Certificate of vaccination. Additionally selected countries require proof of ...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; Baños, A.; Bernardis, C. de
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 2003, 21, 2, pp 175-180
Abstract

A series of surveys were conducted in 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001 and 2002 in Australia to examine pre-travel health advice given to travellers. Results of the 2002 survey showed that a minority of people (31%) reported seeing a doctor or travel clinic for pre-travel health advice. Over the series of...

Author(s)
Zwar, N. A.
Publisher
Australasian Medical Publishing Co., Pyrmont, Australia
Citation
Medical Journal of Australia, 2003, 178, 9, pp 469-470

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