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This paper provides basic information for obstetricians interested in the field of travel for pregnant women (pretravel medical evaluation of pregnant women during the first, second and third trimesters), with particular emphasis on the prevention of travel-related illnesses (immunization against...

Author(s)
Jothivijayarani, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Primary Care Update for Ob/Gyns, 2002, 9, 1, pp 36-40
Abstract

The care of the traveling child has become more complex and specialized as vaccine developments and recommendations have evolved. Differences in the pediatric immune response and the rationale for vaccine use or omission at certain ages must be considered. Protecting children from travel-related...

Author(s)
Mackell, S. M.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 37, 11, pp 1508-1516
Abstract

This article discusses the necessity of setting priorities in the area of travel vaccination in terms of the risk of exposure to vaccine-preventable diseases, basic immunization status and health resources available to the travellers. The vaccinations requested by national governments as entry...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
Adis International Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
BioDrugs, 2003, 17, 1, Supplement 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

This paper reviews the current epidemiological threat of vaccine-preventable infections among travellers. The incidence of infections that can be prevented by required (yellow fever), routine (diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis, measles and hepatitis B) and recommended (influenza, hepatitis A,...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; Connor, B. A.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

Background: Simultaneous vaccination is not common in Japan because there is little information available on its effects. Some people are quite concerned about the possibility of adverse reactions due to simultaneous vaccination. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether the frequency and ...

Author(s)
Mizuno, Y.; Kano, S.; Urashima, M.; Genka, I.; Kanagawa, S.; Kudo, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2007, 5, 2, pp 85-89
Abstract

This article describes the types of vaccines that should be routinely administered to all human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adult travellers, which are also part of standard care in most areas. These include tetanus-diphtheria-inactivated polio vaccine, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine,...

Author(s)
Chadwick, D. R.; Geretti, A. M.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
AIDS, 2007, 21, 7, pp 787-794
Abstract

The immunization status (tetanus, diphtheria, poliomyelitis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhus, yellow fever, meningitis, rabies, Japanese encephalitis, cholera) of a traveller needs to be checked before travelling and, where applicable, booster vaccinations or specific vaccinations for the...

Author(s)
Hartmann, P.
Publisher
Urban & Vogel GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
MMW Fortschritte der Medizin, 2007, 149, 20, pp 25-27
Abstract

This paper reviews current evidence base for the prevention and treatment of travel-related infectious diseases in adult and paediatric solid organ transplant recipients. Relevant aspects of several vaccine-preventable (i.e., tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis; influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae...

Author(s)
Kotton, C. N.; Hibberd, P. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
American Journal of Transplantation, 2009, 9, s4, pp S273-281
Abstract

This chapter contains general guidelines for routine, required and recommended immunization of adult expedition participants. For each vaccine, the type, formulation, route, and schedule of administration reflect current recommendations for the USA. References for further information regarding...

Author(s)
Townes, D. A.; McMullen, R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Expedition and wilderness medicine, 2009, pp 40-52
Abstract

The importance of vaccination in travel is discussed in this chapter. Vaccines recommended or considered for travellers are enumerated. These are categorized into routine, selective and mandatory. Routine vaccination include the following: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis; hepatitis B; Haemophilus...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2010, 2010, pp 91-141

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