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Author(s)
Yang, Y. T.; Reiss, D. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax070
Abstract

A practical guide on point-of-care testing for health professionals working in community-based primary care settings. Point-of-care testing (POCT) refers to pathology testing performed in a clinical setting at the time of patient consultation, generating a rapid test result that enables informed...

Author(s)
Shephard, M.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
A practical guide to global point-of-care testing, 2016, pp 488 pp.
Abstract

Background. The Hajj is the largest annual mass gathering event in the world, thus favoring the transmission of various infections: 183 different nationalities, high temperatures, coincidence with the start of the flu season in the Northern hemisphere, a long barefoot walk, tent-type accommodation, ...

Author(s)
Salmon-Rousseau, A.; Piednoir, E.; Cattoir, V.; Blanchardière, A. de la
Publisher
Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 2016, 46, 7, pp 346-354
Abstract

This journal issue presents recommendations developed by the Committee of Diseases related to travel and imported Diseases (DIAC) and approved by the High Council for Public Health (HCSP) during a meeting held in 24 April 2015. They take into account the data of the National Reference Centre (CNR)...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2015, No.21/22, pp 421 pp.
Abstract

Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
Abstract

Passengers in an aircraft cabin can have different risks of infection from airborne infectious diseases such as influenza, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), and tuberculosis (TB) because of the non-uniform airflow in an aircraft cabin. The current investigation presents a comprehensive...

Author(s)
Gupta, J. K.; Lin, C. H.; Chen, Q. Y.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Indoor Air, 2012, 22, 5, pp 388-395
Abstract

This paper presents the 2014 health recommendations for travellers. It includes: vaccination against cholera, Japanese encephalitis, tickborne encephalitis, yellow fever, typhoid, seasonal influenza, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive meningococcal disease, rabies, rotavirus, measles and...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2014, No.16/17, pp 264-311
Abstract

Data collected by the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network for 1,415 ill travelers returning from Indian Ocean islands during 1997-2010 were analyzed. Malaria (from Comoros and Madagascar), acute nonparasitic diarrhea, and parasitoses were the most frequently diagnosed infectious diseases. An increase...

Author(s)
Savini, H.; Gautret, P.; Gaudart, J.; Field, V.; Castelli, F.; López-Vélez, R.; Lim PohLian; Shaw, M.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Loutan, L.; Simon, F.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 8, pp 1297-1301
Abstract

This special issue contains papers addressing the serious threats posed by infectious diseases such as herpes zoster, Clostridium difficile infection, pertussis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, infections in transplant patients, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections, influenza, ...

Author(s)
Paauw, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Clinics of North America, 2013, 97, 4, pp 503-774
Abstract

This journal article discusses vaccinations for travellers as part of the recommendations for travelling health professionals in France as of 2012. Vaccinations updates are discussed. Important diseases mentioned include measles, Japanese encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis, yellow fever,...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2012, No.20/21, pp 226-253

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