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This annual guide (updated each January) gives details of vaccination requirements and malaria risks (country-by-country), the geographical distribution of potential health hazards to travellers (by continent) and general information on health risks and their avoidance (the major diseases, hazards...

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International travel and health: vaccination requirements and health advice: situation as on 1 January 1995., 1995, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

The factors to be considered when planning vaccination schedules for overseas travellers are addressed. These include vaccination laws in the destination country, obligatory vaccinations for professional travellers such as military personnel, risk assessment of local health and epidemiological...

Author(s)
Goujon, C.
Citation
Médecine Tropicale, 1997, 57, 4, pp 478-482
Abstract

Tickborne encephalitis (TBE) is a rather rare disease (0.46/100 000 incidences in the population of Switzerland per year). Acquisition occurs only in well known endemic areas through bites of infected Ixodidae. The effects of the disease can be serious: 0.5-2% of cases are fatal, 2.7% result in...

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Müller, A.
Citation
Schweizerische Medizinische Wochenschrift, 1998, 128, 27/28, pp 1110-1116
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This review covers significant recent developments in the field of travel medicine. New vaccines related to travel are discussed: cholera, Lyme disease and rotavirus. Pertinent travel vaccine-related issues with varicella, poliomyelitis, meningitis, Japanese encephalitis and tick-borne encephalitis ...

Author(s)
Wolfe, M. S.
Citation
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 1999, 12, 5, pp 433-438
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Vaccination of populations throughout the world has led to dramatic decreases in morbidity and mortality from many infectious diseases, including poliomyelitis and measles. In the United States, for example, morbidity and mortality from invasive disease from Haemophilus influenzae type b has...

Author(s)
Hill, D. R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 1999, 1, 5, pp 417-426
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Typhoid fever (TF) is a rare disease among travellers to endemic areas, and little is known about its travel-related epidemiology. In addition, efficacy data on TF vaccines in travellers is scanty. During 3 months of 1994/95, six cases of TF were reported in The Netherlands among participants of...

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Cobelens, F. G. J.; Kooij, S.; Warris-Versteegen, A.; Visser, L. G.
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2000, 7, 1, pp 19-24
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100 subjects from the Royal Free Travel Clinic, a non-National Health Service clinic in London, UK were included in a study conducted in December 1997 aimed at examining the profile of travellers seen, and their perceived value of the service provided by the clinic. Self completion questionnaires...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.; Sabin, C.; Battersby, J.
Publisher
Decker Periodicals Publishing Inc, Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2000, 7, 6, pp 330-332
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The guidelines of the World Health Organization call for immunization against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel to endemic areas. The goal of this study was to determine whether these guidelines have been applied in 2 travel clinic settings in teaching hospitals in Israel and the United...

Author(s)
Potasman, I.; Pick, N.; Stringer, C.; Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2001, 65, 6, pp 954-957
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We reviewed 232 consecutive patients admitted to a tertiary-care hospital in Victoria, Australia under the care of an infectious diseases unit for management of febrile illness acquired overseas. Data were collected prospectively during the 18-month period from 1 July 1998 and 31 December 1999. A...

Author(s)
O'Brien, D.; Tobin, S.; Brown, G. V.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2001, 33, 5, pp 603-609
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Author(s)
Leder, K.; Weller, P. F.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2001, 33, 9, pp 1553-1566

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