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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

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 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

Traveler's vaccination is one of the key strategies for the prevention of infectious diseases during international travel. The risk of acquiring an infectious disease is determined in each case by the characteristics of the traveler and the travel, so the pre-departure medical advice of the...

Author(s)
Arrazola, M. P.; Serrano, A.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Ediciones Doyma S.L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica, 2016, 34, 5, pp 315-323
Abstract

This handbook provides easy-to-understand, practical information on routinely recommended preventive vaccines for persons of all ages. It is divided into 4 parts. Part I provides an overview on vaccines, including vaccine facts, patient concerns about receiving vaccines, common vaccine types, and...

Author(s)
Tan, T. Q.; Flaherty, J. P.; Gerbie, M. V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
The vaccine handbook: a practitioner's guide to maximizing use and efficacy across the lifespan, 2017, pp 272 pp.

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