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On 1 July 2002, EWGLINET introduced European guidelines for the control and prevention of travel-associated Legionnaires' disease. This paper presents the results gathered by the surveillance scheme during the first two and a half years of the operation of the guidelines (to the end of 2004). Two...

Author(s)
Ricketts, K. D.; Joseph, C. A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Jena, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 2006, 209, 6, pp 547-552
Abstract

This report provides an overview of the global epidemiology of various travel-associated infections together with a summary of the burden of travel-associated diseases in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland up to 2005. It presents data on travel trends, mortality and non-infectious morbidity in...

Author(s)
Lawrence, J.; Jones, J.
Publisher
Health Protection Agency, London, UK
Citation
Foreign travel associated illness, England, Wales and Northern Ireland: 2007 report , 2007, pp 101 pp.
Abstract

This paper summarizes data on foreign travel-associated infections reported in Norway during 2007. Gastrointestinal infections were the most frequently reported foreign travel-associated infections among holiday travellers. In 2007, these infections constituted 80% of all reported notifiable...

Author(s)
Blystad, H.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2008, 13, 29, pp 18929
Abstract

Twenty countries reported 921 cases of travel-associated Legionnaires' disease to EWGLINET (the European Surveillance Scheme for Travel-Associated Legionnaires' Disease) with onset during 2006; 875 confirmed and 46 presumptive. Thirty three cases died, giving a case fatality rate of 3.6%. Of the...

Author(s)
Ricketts, K. D.; Yadav, R.; Joseph, C. A.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2008, 13, 29, pp 18930
Abstract

A review is presented on some of the important infectious diseases and tropical medicine issues to date. Included topics are epidemiological concerns, such as outbreaks of legionellosis and listeriosis in Germany, anthrax in heroin users, wild rabies in northern Italy, measles epidemic in southern...

Author(s)
Löscher, T.; Bogner, J. R.
Publisher
Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, 2010, 135, 25/26, pp 1315-1321
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Legionellosis is a worldwide spread disease caused by bacteria of the genus Legionella and the most often is Legionella pneumophila. World Health Organization formed the International referent center for legionellosis in London and implemented the International Health Regulation (2005) for an...

Author(s)
Obradović, Z.; Balta, S.; Pašagić, Š.
Publisher
Korunić d.o.o. Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Zbornik Radova 23. Znanstveno Stručno Edukativni Seminar DDD i ZUPP 2011: Djelatnost dezinfekcije, dezinsekcije, deratizacije i zaštite uskladištenih, Pula, Croatia, 23. do 25. Ožujak 2011, 2011, pp 171-179
Abstract

Travel associated Legionnaires' disease represents a significant cause of travel associated respiratory tract infections and impacts disproportionately on otherwise healthy individuals as a consequence of their travel abroad or within their own country. Because of the propensity of these bacteria...

Author(s)
Guyard, C.; Low, D. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2011, 9, 4, pp 176-186
Abstract

This document explains the operating procedures of the European Legionnaires' Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet), coordinated by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The objective of these procedures is to offer a standardised approach to reporting cases and detecting...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
European Legionnaires' Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet): operating procedures, 2012, pp iv + 16 pp.
Abstract

Background: Although Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 is the common disease causing serogroup, rare serogroups can also may cause legionellosis. A 54-year-old male patient (index case) reported that he had been on a religious trip (for visiting, tomb of Ali, which is important for Shias) to Iraq...

Author(s)
Kocazeybek, B. S.; Yuksel, P.; Keskİn, D.; Sheİkh, S.; Habİp, Z.; Yavuzer, S. S.; Calİskan, R.; Altun, Y. M.; Kuskucu, M.; Cengİz, M.; Dinc, H. O.; Karakullukcu, A.; Ergin, S.; Sarİbas, S.; Yİlmaz, N.; Tokman, H. B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 3, pp 248-254
Abstract

On 26 June 2017, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) was notified of two travel-associated cases of legionellosis. The patients resided in Florida and the UK but had a common hotel exposure in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, a third case involving a local resident was identified, with the...

Author(s)
Yackley, J. K.; Sweat, D.; Fill, M. M. A.; Garman, K.; Dunn, J. R.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 2, pp 77-78

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