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Over the past decade, the number of international travels has increased. Hence, the risk of transmission of parasitic diseases has also increased. One of the risk infections is malaria; Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum species can be transmitted. The distribution of leishmaniasis cases has been...

Author(s)
Aykur, M.; Karakavuk, M.; Ünver, A.; Dağcı, H.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2018, 42, 1, pp 81-89
Abstract

Purpose of review: With increasing international travel and mass global population migration, clinicians in nonendemic countries must be familiar with imported neglected tropical diseases including onchocerciasis, which is commonly known as 'river blindness'. Recent findings: Imported...

Author(s)
Showler, A. J.; Nutman, T. B.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 2018, 31, 5, pp 393-398
Abstract

Travel is important in the spread of diseases, and the number of travelers is increasing daily. Therefore, the importance of the diseases that occur during or after travel is increasing. In underdeveloped countries in particular, parasitic diseases are epidemic or endemic, and these diseases lead...

Author(s)
Karakavuk, M.; Aykur, M.; Ünver, A.; Döșkaya, M.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2018, 42, 2, pp 154-160
Abstract

Background: Onchocerciasis is endemic in a number of tropical countries in Africa and South America, and it is occasionally diagnosed as an imported disease in non-endemic areas. Methods: We describe the case of an African migrant with long-lasting pruritus and a cutaneous nodule who was diagnosed...

Author(s)
Antinori, S.; Parravicini, C.; Galimberti, L.; Tosoni, A.; Giunta, P.; Galli, M.; Corbellino, M.; Ridolfo, A. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 16, pp 11-17
Abstract

Over the last few decades, ecological factors, combined with everchanging landscapes mainly linked to human activities (e.g. encroachment and tourism) have contributed to modifications in the transmission of parasitic diseases from domestic to wildlife carnivores and vice versa. In the first of...

Author(s)
Otranto, D.; Cantacessi, C.; Dantas-Torres, F.; Brianti, E.; Pfeffer, M.; Genchi, C.; Guberti, V.; Capelli, G.; Deplazes, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 213, 1, pp 24-37
Abstract

Often people yearn of a greater travel adventure like a year in Africa to get away from their routine situations and locations, for a quick vacation or as a means of finding one's self, to enjoy new experiences, to learn and experience new languages, new food, and new cultures. While most people...

Author(s)
Morsy, T. A.
Publisher
Egyptian Society of Parasitology, Cairo, Egypt
Citation
Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, 2012, 42, 1, pp 135-156
Abstract

West Africa occupies approximately one-fifth of Africa. The vast majority of this region is composed of plains lying less than 300 m above sea level, but the northern section is composed of a semiarid terrain known as the Sahel, a transitional zone between the Sahara and the savannahs and forests...

Author(s)
Herman, J. S.; Chiodini, P. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 128-138
Abstract

Background. Mexico and Central America are important travel destinations for North American and European travelers. There is limited information on regional differences in travel related morbidity. Methods. We describe the morbidity among 4779 ill travelers returned from Mexico and Central America...

Author(s)
Flores-Figueroa, J.; Okhuysen, P. C.; Sonnenburg, F. von; DuPont, H. L.; Libman, M. D.; Keystone, J. S.; Hale, D. C.; Burchard, G.; Han, P. V.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Freedman, D. O.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2011, 53, 6, pp 523-531
Abstract

This chapter focuses on other infectious diseases affecting travellers not mentioned in other chapters. Topics include modes of transmission and general precautions. These other infectious diseases include amoebiasis, angiostrongyliasis, avian influenza, anthrax, brucellosis, Chikungunya, dengue,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2010, 2010, pp 53-90
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Author(s)
Nutman, T. B.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Tropical diseases in travelers, 2010, pp 243-253

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