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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
Abstract

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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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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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

Concomitant administration of several vaccines is a common practice when travel clinics prepare persons for international travel. The purpose of the study was to compare the immunogenicity and safety of hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and yellow fever vaccines administered concomitantly with hepatitis...

Author(s)
Jong, E. C.; Kaplan, K. M.; Eves, K. A.; Taddeo, C. A.; Lakkis, H. D.; Kuter, B. J.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2002, 9, 2, pp 66-70
Abstract

The health recommendations for travellers in 2002, provided by the French Health Service are outlined, including vaccinations for yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis, tickborne encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis, hepatitis A and B, typhoid, and rabies. The epidemiology, prevention, risk...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaine, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2002, No.24, pp 111-121
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

This paper discusses the incidence of adverse reactions following 17D yellow fever vaccination among travellers, with emphasis that it should not outweigh the benefits of every pretravel vaccination. Some important measures to avoid such cases are also discussed.

Author(s)
Arya, S. C.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2002, 9, 6, pp 334
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Author(s)
Katz, B. Z.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2003, 22, 3, pp 274-276
Abstract

Yellow fever, dengue, Japanese encephalitis and West Nile fever are caused by four strongly epidemic arboviruses. Despite the availability of vaccines, yellow fever remains very active in tropical Africa and in South America. The insufficient immunization coverage and population movement might...

Author(s)
Bourgeade, A.; Marchou, B.
Publisher
Éditions Scientifiques et Médicales Elsevier SAS, Paris, France
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 2003, 33, 8, pp 385-395

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