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This review considers agents which have clearly emerged as significant new or increased risk to travellers or are of sufficiently new interest even in the face of inadequate data in travellers to be of potential immediate concern. Pathogens discussed include: Schistosoma, Leptospira, enterovirus,...

Author(s)
Freedman, D. O.; Woodall, J.
Citation
Medical Clinics of North America, 1999, 83, 4, pp 865-883
Abstract

This manual, which is divided into 4 parts, contains information on preventive travel medicine. Infectious (anthrax, arenaviral haemorrhagic fevers, botulism, brucellosis, cholera, dengue, dermatitis, diphtheria, filariasis, filovirus infection, hantavirus, hepatitis A, B, C, delta, E, and G, human ...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; DuPont, H. L.
Publisher
B.C. Decker Inc, Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Manual of travel medicine and health, 1999, pp xi + 515 pp.
Abstract

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

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 supplement contains medical guidelines for airline passengers experiencing or having the following conditions during flight: flight stress, hypobaric hypoxia and cardiovascular diseases, deep vein thrombosis, respiratory diseases (infectious and non-infectious), pregnant, diseases involving...

Publisher
Aerospace Medical Association, Alexandria, USA
Citation
Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 2003, 74, 5(2), pp A1-A19
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
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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

A review of the bacterial and viral aetiologies of fever in the returning traveller is presented. Clinical and epidemiological data are described for the following diseases: Rocky Mountain spotted fever; African tick bite fever; Mediterranean spotted fever; other spotted fever group rickettsial...

Author(s)
Schwartz, M. D.
Publisher
Allen Press Inc, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 2003, 14, 2, pp 120-130
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

During 1998-2001, a survey was conducted regarding the use of travel vaccines among Japanese expatriates in developing countries. Questionnaires were given to each subject, and each subject was requested to note the vaccines he or she had received before departure. Results showed that during the...

Author(s)
Hamada, A.; Ujita, Y.; Okuzawa, E.; Koga, T.; Uchikoshi, A.; Fukushima, S.; Hondo, K.; Nishikawa, T.; Basugi, N.
Publisher
Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
Citation
Tropical Medicine and Health, 2004, 32, 2, pp 199-202

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