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This thesis is based on 5 publications, which are reprinted together with a 48-page overview of the entire study. Sandfly fever (SF) was studied among Swedish UN soldiers in Cyprus, Swedish tourists and indigenous Cypriots. 11 of 298 (4%) UN soldiers had a SF virus infection caused by the Sicilian...

Author(s)
Eitrem, R.
Publisher
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Sandfly fever: epidemiological, clinical and virological studies., 1991, pp 99 pp.
Abstract

Serologically confirmed cases of dengue fever among 24 Swedish tourists were studied retrospectively. Dengue fever was found to be the most commonly diagnosed imported arbovirus disease in Sweden during the period December 1989-November 1990. The geographical epidemiology showed that 17 of 23 who...

Author(s)
Wittesjö, B.; Eitrem, R.; Niklasson, B.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1993, 25, 6, pp 699-704
Abstract

Dengue fever (DF) has become common in western travellers to the tropics. To improve the basis for travel advice, risk factors and dengue manifestations were assessed in 107 Swedish patients for whom DF was diagnosed after return from travel in 1998 and 1999. Patient data were compared with data on ...

Author(s)
Lindbäck, H.; Lindbäck, J.; Tegnell, A.; Janzon, R.; Vene, S.; Ekdahl, K.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2003, 9, 4, pp 438-442
Abstract

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a rare diagnosis outside endemic areas. This paper reports on a case of JE which occurred in an 80-year-old man after a short visit to Java and Bali [Sweden; date not given]. The patient was treated with intravenous acyclovir as well as broad-spectrum antibiotics, and...

Author(s)
Östlund, M. R.; Kan, B.; Karlsson, M.; Vene, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2004, 36, 6/7, pp 512-513
Abstract

The dengue viruses (genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae) are mosquito borne and cause 100 million cases of dengue fever each year in most tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Increased global travel has been accompanied by an increased import not only of dengue but also of severe fevers...

Author(s)
Lindegren, G.; Vene, S.; Lundkvist, Ǻ.; Falk, K. I.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2005, 43, 6, pp 2850-2855
Abstract

Neurological manifestations of dengue are well described. Unusual manifestations of dengue have been reported in travellers. We report here a case of dengue encephalitis in a Swedish traveller returning from a long-term stay in Thailand.

Author(s)
Nilsson, J.; Vene, S.; Mattsson, L.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2005, 37, 10, pp 776-778
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Asikainen, M.; Klemets, P.; Ruutu, P.
Publisher
EpiNorth, Nydalen, Norway
Citation
EpiNorth - Journal of the Network for Communicable Disease Control in Northern and Eastern Europe, 2008, 9, 4, pp 127-128
Abstract

Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus is a mosquito-borne flavivirus, and one of the leading causes of epidemic encephalitis in Southeast Asia. Reports of symptomatic JEV encephalitis in tourists have been rare. We describe a case of symptomatic JE transmitted in 2004 during a short two-week trip to...

Author(s)
Lehtinen, V. A.; Huhtamo, E.; Siikamäki, H.; Vapalahti, O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2008, 43, 1, pp 93-95
Abstract

This paper aims to review both published and anecdotal non-indexed reports of Japanese encephalitis cases among travellers, with special emphasis on travellers coming from Scandinavian countries.

Author(s)
Buhl, M. R.; Lindquist, L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 3, pp 217-219
Abstract

Between 2004 and 2008, around 30-60 cases of dengue fever among travelers were reported annually in Sweden. Over 75% of cases in 2005-2008 were infected when traveling to Southeast Asia, most of them in Thailand, one of the Swedes' most popular holiday destinations. Since 2007, we observed a 55%...

Author(s)
Heddini, A.; Janzon, R.; Linde, A.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2009, 14, 5, pp 19111

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