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This handbook provides easy-to-understand, practical information on routinely recommended preventive vaccines for persons of all ages. It is divided into 4 parts. Part I provides an overview on vaccines, including vaccine facts, patient concerns about receiving vaccines, common vaccine types, and...

Author(s)
Tan, T. Q.; Flaherty, J. P.; Gerbie, M. V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
The vaccine handbook: a practitioner's guide to maximizing use and efficacy across the lifespan, 2017, pp 272 pp.
Abstract

Traveler's vaccination is one of the key strategies for the prevention of infectious diseases during international travel. The risk of acquiring an infectious disease is determined in each case by the characteristics of the traveler and the travel, so the pre-departure medical advice of the...

Author(s)
Arrazola, M. P.; Serrano, A.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Ediciones Doyma S.L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica, 2016, 34, 5, pp 315-323
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

The importance of vaccination in travel is discussed in this chapter. Vaccines recommended or considered for travellers are enumerated. These are categorized into routine, selective and mandatory. Routine vaccination include the following: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis; hepatitis B; Haemophilus...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2010, 2010, pp 91-141
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

This paper reviews the current epidemiological threat of vaccine-preventable infections among travellers. The incidence of infections that can be prevented by required (yellow fever), routine (diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis, measles and hepatitis B) and recommended (influenza, hepatitis A,...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; Connor, B. A.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

This article discusses the necessity of setting priorities in the area of travel vaccination in terms of the risk of exposure to vaccine-preventable diseases, basic immunization status and health resources available to the travellers. The vaccinations requested by national governments as entry...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
Adis International Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
BioDrugs, 2003, 17, 1, Supplement 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

The care of the traveling child has become more complex and specialized as vaccine developments and recommendations have evolved. Differences in the pediatric immune response and the rationale for vaccine use or omission at certain ages must be considered. Protecting children from travel-related...

Author(s)
Mackell, S. M.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 37, 11, pp 1508-1516

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