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Background: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional...

Author(s)
Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
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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

Background: The annual Hajj and Umrah are one of the largest recurring religious mass gatherings across the globe drawing pilgrims from more than 185 countries. The living circumstances and activities of the pilgrims may create an environment for the occurrence and spread of communicable diseases....

Author(s)
Al-Tawfiq, J. A.; Gautret, P.; Memish, Z. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 19, pp 2-7
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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 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.
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This chapter contains general guidelines for routine, required and recommended immunization of adult expedition participants. For each vaccine, the type, formulation, route, and schedule of administration reflect current recommendations for the USA. References for further information regarding...

Author(s)
Townes, D. A.; McMullen, R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Expedition and wilderness medicine, 2009, pp 40-52
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This article describes the types of vaccines that should be routinely administered to all human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adult travellers, which are also part of standard care in most areas. These include tetanus-diphtheria-inactivated polio vaccine, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine,...

Author(s)
Chadwick, D. R.; Geretti, A. M.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
AIDS, 2007, 21, 7, pp 787-794
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

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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