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We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
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

We describe travelers who were evaluated pre-travel to Brazil from March 2008 through July 2010 in the Boston area. Of 599 Brazil travelers, 71%, 58%, and 50% received vaccines for yellow fever (YF), typhoid, and hepatitis A, respectively. Fewer received influenza and hepatitis B vaccines (14%,...

Author(s)
Iliaki, E.; Chen, L. H.; Hamer, D. H.; Macleod, W. B.; Jentes, E. S.; Barnett, E. D.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2014, 21, 3, pp 214-217
Abstract

This paper presents recommendations for international travel based on current available scientific knowledge and medical practices. It addresses the health needs of older travellers, with or without co-morbidities. Some issues discussed include, epidemiology and travel trends, physiological effects ...

Author(s)
Boggild, A.; Ghesquiere, W.; McCarthy, A.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2011, 37, ACS-2, pp 1-24
Abstract

This paper outlines current preventive recommendations on infectious risks relevant to the pregnant traveller, including those related to immunization against hepatitis A and B, influenza, rabies, pneumococcus, meningococcus, typhoid, tickborne encephalitis, Japanese encephalitis, cholera,...

Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2010, 36, ACS_2, pp 1-43
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.
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

This article summarizes current CDC recommendations on chemoprophylaxis and vaccinations relevant to travel-related infectious diseases for the immunocompromised traveler. In general, the recommendations provided apply to the four categories of immunocompromised traveler as categorized by the CDC,...

Author(s)
Vincent, P.
Publisher
South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg, South Africa
Citation
Southern African Journal of Epidemiology & Infection, 2008, 23, 3, pp 22-26
Abstract

The immunization status (tetanus, diphtheria, poliomyelitis, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhus, yellow fever, meningitis, rabies, Japanese encephalitis, cholera) of a traveller needs to be checked before travelling and, where applicable, booster vaccinations or specific vaccinations for the...

Author(s)
Hartmann, P.
Publisher
Urban & Vogel GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
MMW Fortschritte der Medizin, 2007, 149, 20, pp 25-27
Abstract

Africa's varied ecology presents a wide range of travel health threats: infections; accidents; envenomations; an uncertain drug supply; problematic access to competent medical care outside South Africa. Important vaccine preventable diseases include yellow fever, meningococcal disease, typhoid,...

Author(s)
Toovey, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2006, 4, 3/4, pp 147-158

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