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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

For older populations, most of whom are women, preventing illnesses and deaths through the use of vaccines is a leading public health challenge. Our understanding about how age and sex affect the immune system is limited, and basic and translational research aimed at improving vaccines and immune...

Author(s)
Gardner, P.; Pabbatireddy, S.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2004, 10, 11, pp 1990-1995
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. Many sources of health advice are consulted by travelers, but in Europe, only 35% go to a travel clinic. Travel to countries outside Europe increases daily, and from 2001 to 2004, there was a marked increase in the number of travelers from the Florentine area crossing the borders...

Author(s)
Laverone, E.; Boccalini, S.; Bechini, A.; Belli, S.; Santini, M. G.; Baretti, S.; Circelli, G.; Taras, F.; Banchi, S.; Bonanni, P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 6, pp 338-344
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

In this study, the profile and vaccination status of travellers seeking pre-travel medical advice at the Travelers' Clinic of Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as the vaccines recommended to them, were evaluated. Of the 445 travellers...

Author(s)
Lo ChinWa [Lo, C. W. S.]; Mascheretti, M.; Chaves, T. do S. S.; Lopes, M. H.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2008, 41, 5, pp 474-478
Abstract

This article describes necessary vaccines for travel, especially among emigrating children. General principles on traveller's immunization are briefly mentioned. Diseases of importance in this paper include: yellow fever, typhoid and Japanese encephalitis. Vaccinations in internationally adopted...

Author(s)
Lee, P. J.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2008, 27, 4, pp 351-354
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

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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