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Mosquito-borne arboviruses are increasing in incidence around the world. Australia enjoys some protection from pests and diseases afforded by its geographic isolation coupled with strict biosecurity control at its borders. However, as the volume of global trade, travel and transport expands, risk...

Author(s)
Endersby-Harshman, N. M.; Weeks, A. R.; Hoffmann, A. A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2018, 39, 2, pp 80-83
Abstract

The rural is widely associated with traditions that modernity is presumed to disrupt or displace. But rurality is an idea produced by modernity, and endlessly engaged in and by dialogues about modernization. This paper considers the figure of the country girl as an image of distance from modernity. ...

Author(s)
Driscoll, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Cultural Studies, 2013, 27, 2, pp 186-206
Abstract

We analyzed paired pre- and post-travel sera in a cohort of Australian travelers to Asia and demonstrated the acquisition of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. The incidence density in nonimmune travelers for HCV infection was calculated as 1.8 infections per 10,000...

Author(s)
Johnson, D. F.; Ratnam, I.; Matchett, E.; Earnest-Silveria, L.; Christiansen, D.; Leder, K.; Grayson, M. L.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 3, pp 203-205
Abstract

The risk of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in travelers is unknown. In this prospective study, we investigated the incidence of JE in 387 short-term Australian travelers visiting Asia over a 32-month period from August 2007 to February 2010 by performing pre- and post-travel antibody testing. No...

Author(s)
Ratnam, I.; Leder, K.; Black, J.; Biggs, B. A.; Matchett, E.; Padiglione, A.; Woolley, I.; Panagiotidis, T.; Gherardin, T.; Luxemburger, C.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 3, pp 206-208
Abstract

Background: An important role of pre-travel consultations is to improve travelers' understanding of travel-related diseases, but the efficacy of education provided is unknown. This study sought to assess recall and knowledge immediately following a pre-travel consultation. Methods: The study was...

Author(s)
McGuinness, S. L.; Spelman, T.; Johnson, D. F.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 3, pp 145-151
Abstract

Background: Respiratory infections including influenza are a common cause of acute short-term morbidity in travellers and yet the risk of these infections is poorly defined. Objectives To estimate the incidence density of and risk factors for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) and influenza in...

Author(s)
Ratnam, I.; Black, J.; Leder, K.; Biggs, B. A.; Gordon, I.; Matchett, E.; Padiglione, A.; Woolley, I.; Karapanagiotidis, T.; Gherardin, T.; Demont, C.; Luxemburger, C.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2013, 57, 1, pp 54-58
Abstract

Geopark as an innovation for the protection of natural and geological heritages plays an important role in geotourism development. In recent decade "geotourism" emerged as a much talked about topic that is frequently linked to the term "sustainable tourism". Moreover, a geopark stimulates local...

Author(s)
Farsani, N. T.; Coelho, C. O. A.; Costa, C.
Publisher
Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
Citation
Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento , 2010, No.13/14, Vol. 2, pp 567-576
Abstract

This special issue discusses casino tourism in the Asia Pacific. The issue consists of eight articles. The first article discusses responsible gaming. The second investigates attitudes, perceptions, travel habits and lifestyles of Russian gamblers. The third examines the dynamism in gambling...

Author(s)
Back, K. J.; Lee, C. K.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 2009, 26, 4, pp 347-444
Abstract

Dientamoeba fragilis is a pathogenic trichomonad parasite that causes gastrointestinal disease in humans. We report seven cases of travelers' diarrhea caused by D. fragilis in patients who had traveled to overseas destinations within Asia or the Pacific which occurred over an 8-month period....

Author(s)
Stark, D.; Beebe, N.; Marriott, D.; Ellis, J.; Harkness, J.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 72-73
Abstract

Background. Little is known about the level of concern and sources of information of hostelers concerning personal safety and terrorism. This study was designed to investigate these in the Australian context. Methods. In 2006, self-administered questionnaires were distributed to hostelers attending ...

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Mills, D.; Speare, R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 2, pp 112-116

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