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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

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

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

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 describes necessary vaccines for travel, especially among emigrating children. General principles on traveller's immunization are briefly mentioned. Diseases of importance in this paper include: yellow fever, typhoid and Japanese encephalitis. Vaccinations in internationally adopted...

Author(s)
Lee, P. J.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2008, 27, 4, pp 351-354
Abstract

In this study, the profile and vaccination status of travellers seeking pre-travel medical advice at the Travelers' Clinic of Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as the vaccines recommended to them, were evaluated. Of the 445 travellers...

Author(s)
Lo ChinWa [Lo, C. W. S.]; Mascheretti, M.; Chaves, T. do S. S.; Lopes, M. H.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2008, 41, 5, pp 474-478
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

Background. Many sources of health advice are consulted by travelers, but in Europe, only 35% go to a travel clinic. Travel to countries outside Europe increases daily, and from 2001 to 2004, there was a marked increase in the number of travelers from the Florentine area crossing the borders...

Author(s)
Laverone, E.; Boccalini, S.; Bechini, A.; Belli, S.; Santini, M. G.; Baretti, S.; Circelli, G.; Taras, F.; Banchi, S.; Bonanni, P.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 6, pp 338-344
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

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