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Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the main etiological agent of Lyme disease (LD) in the USA. In Brazil, it is believed that a similar spirochete is the causal agent of the Baggio-Yoshinari syndrome (BYS), a zoonosis also transmitted by ticks, whose clinical manifestations are similar to those...

Author(s)
Socoloski, S. N. G.; Castro, B. G. de; Cordeiro, M. D.; Fonseca, A. H. da; Cepeda, M. B.; Nicolino, R. R.; Lopes, L. B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 4, pp 831-836
Abstract

During 2000-2014, public health officials from 35 U.S. states and Guam reported 140 untreated recreational water-associated outbreaks. These outbreaks resulted in at least 4958 cases of disease and 2 deaths. Among the 95 outbreaks with a confirmed infectious aetiology, enteric pathogens caused 80...

Author(s)
Graciaa, D. S.; Cope, J. R.; Roberts, V. A.; Cikesh, B. L.; Kahler, A. M.; Vigar, M.; Hilborn, E. D.; Wade, T. J.; Backer, L. C.; Montgomery, S. P.; Secor, W. E.; Hill, V. R.; Beach, M. J.; Fullerton, K. E.; Yoder, J. S.; Hlavsa, M. C.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 25, pp 701-706
Abstract

During 2000-2014, public health officials from 46 U.S. states and Puerto Rico reported 493 outbreaks associated with treated recreational water. These outbreaks resulted in at least 27 219 cases and 8 deaths. Among the 363 outbreaks with a confirmed infectious aetiology, 212 (58%) were caused by ...

Author(s)
Hlavsa, M. C.; Cikesh, B. L.; Roberts, V. A.; Kahler, A. M.; Vigar, M.; Hilborn, E. D.; Wade, T. J.; Roellig, D. M.; Murphy, J. L.; Xiao LiHua; Yates, K. M.; Kunz, J. M.; Arduino, M. J.; Reddy, S. C.; Fullerton, K. E.; Cooley, L. A.; Beach, M. J.; Hill, V. R.; Yoder, J. S.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 19, pp 547-551
Abstract

Background: Estimates of travel-related illness have focused predominantly on populations from highly developed countries visiting low- or middle-income countries, yet travel to and within high-income countries is very frequent. Despite being a top international tourist destination, few sources...

Author(s)
Stoney, R. J.; Esposito, D. H.; Kozarsky, P.; Hamer, D. H.; Grobusch, M. P.; Gkrania-Klotsas, E.; Libman, M.; Gautret, P.; Lim PohLian; Leder, K.; Schwartz, E.; Sotir, M. J.; Licitra, C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay053
Abstract

During 2013, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore, MD, USA, received report of 2 Maryland residents whose surgical sites were infected with rapidly growing mycobacteria after cosmetic procedures at a clinic (clinic A) in the Dominican Republic. A multistate...

Author(s)
Schnabel, D.; Esposito, D. H.; Gaines, J.; Ridpath, A.; Barry, M. A.; Feldman, K. A.; Mullins, J.; Burns, R.; Ahmad, N.; Nyangoma, E. N.; Nguyen, D. B.; Perz, J. F.; Moulton-Meissner, H. A.; Jensen, B. J.; Lin Ying; Posivak-Khouly, L.; Jani, N.; Morgan, O. W.; Brunette, G. W.; Pritchard, P. S.; Greenbaum, A. H.; Rhee, S. M.; Blythe, D.; Sotir, M.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2016, 22, 8, pp 1340-1347
Abstract

Every year, more than 10 million pilgrims arrive in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Hajj or Umrah. Crowding conditions lead to high rates of respiratory infections among the pilgrims, representing a significant cause of morbidity and a major cause of hospitalization. Pre- and post-Hajj nasal...

Author(s)
Memish, Z. A.; Assiri, A.; Turkestani, A.; Yezli, S.; Al-Masri, M.; Charrel, R.; Drali, T.; Gaudart, J.; Edouard, S.; Parola, P.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2015, 21, 6, pp 571.e1-571.e8
Abstract

Background. Approximately 40% of US travelers to less developed countries experience diarrheal illness. Using data from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), we describe travel-associated enteric infections during 2004-2009, characterizing the patients, pathogens, and...

Author(s)
Kendall, M. E.; Crim, S.; Fullerton, K.; Han, P. V.; Cronquist, A. B.; Shiferaw, B.; Ingram, L. A.; Rounds, J.; Mintz, E. D.; Mahon, B. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2012, 54, Suppl. 5, pp S480-S487
Abstract

Background. Up to 60% of the US visitors to Mexico develop travelers' diarrhea (TD). In Mexico, rates of diarrhea have been associated with the rainy season and increase in ambient temperature. However, the seasonality of the various diarrheagenic Escherichia coli pathotypes in travelers has not...

Author(s)
Paredes-Paredes, M.; Okhuysen, P. C.; Flores, J.; Mohamed, J. A.; Padda, R. S.; Gonzalez-Estrada, A.; Haley, C. A.; Carlin, L. G.; Nair, P.; DuPont, H. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2011, 18, 2, pp 121-125
Abstract

Problem/Condition: Since 1971, CDC, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists have collaboratively maintained the Waterborne Disease and Outbreak Surveillance System for collecting and reporting waterborne disease and outbreak (WBDO)-related...

Author(s)
Dziuban, E. J.; Liang, J. L.; Craun, G. F.; Hill, V.; Yu, P. A.; Painter, J.; Moore, M. R.; Calderon, R. L.; Roy, S. L.; Beach, M. J.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2006, 55, SS-12, pp 1-30
Abstract

In this article, we review the causes of outbreaks associated with recreational water during 1971-2000. A bacterial or protozoan etiology was identified in three-quarters of the outbreaks; 23% of the outbreaks were of undetermined etiology. The most frequently identified agents were Cryptosporidium ...

Author(s)
Craun, G. F.; Calderon, R. L.; Craun, M. F.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 2005, 15, 4, pp 243-262

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