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This article briefly reports on cases of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) surgical site infections (SSI) identified among medical tourists from USA who underwent cosmetic surgery performed in the Dominican Republic in 2017. All 38 confirmed cases occurred in women who reported undergoing cosmetic...

Author(s)
Gaines, J.; Poy, J.; Musser, K. A.; Benowitz, I.; Leung, V.; Carothers, B.; Kauerauf, J.; Mollon, N.; Duwell, M.; Henschel, K.; Jesus, A. de; Head, S. K.; Lee Keun; Arboleda, N.; Esposito, D. H.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 12, pp 369-370
Abstract

During 2013, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Baltimore, MD, USA, received report of 2 Maryland residents whose surgical sites were infected with rapidly growing mycobacteria after cosmetic procedures at a clinic (clinic A) in the Dominican Republic. A multistate...

Author(s)
Schnabel, D.; Esposito, D. H.; Gaines, J.; Ridpath, A.; Barry, M. A.; Feldman, K. A.; Mullins, J.; Burns, R.; Ahmad, N.; Nyangoma, E. N.; Nguyen, D. B.; Perz, J. F.; Moulton-Meissner, H. A.; Jensen, B. J.; Lin Ying; Posivak-Khouly, L.; Jani, N.; Morgan, O. W.; Brunette, G. W.; Pritchard, P. S.; Greenbaum, A. H.; Rhee, S. M.; Blythe, D.; Sotir, M.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2016, 22, 8, pp 1340-1347
Abstract

In August 2013, the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene was notified of 2 persons who developed rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacterial (RG-NTM) surgical site infections within 7 days of returning to the USA from the Dominican Republic where both had undergone surgical procedures...

Author(s)
Schnabel, D.; Gaines, J.; Nguyen, D. B.; Esposito, D. H.; Ridpath, A.; Yacisin, K.; Poy, J. A.; Mullins, J.; Burns, R.; Lijewski, V.; McElroy, N. P.; Ahmad, N.; Harrison, C.; Parinelli, E. J.; Beaudoin, A. L.; Posivak-Khouly, L.; Pritchard, P. S.; Jensen, B. J.; Toney, N. C.; Moulton-Meissner, H. A.; Nyangoma, E. N.; Barry, M. A.; Feldman, K. A.; Blythe, D.; Perz, J. F.; Morgan, O. W. (et al)
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2014, 63, 9, pp 201-202
Abstract

A 30-year-old man was seen in the emergency room in January 2011 because of diarrhoea. The patient had been well 5 days earlier, when he traveled to a resort in the Dominican Republic for a social event. On his fourth day in the Dominican Republic, 2 days before this presentation, he flew back to...

Author(s)
Ryan, E. T.; Madoff, L. C.; Ferraro, M. J.
Publisher
Massachusetts Medical Society, Waltham, USA
Citation
New England Journal of Medicine, 2011, 364, 26, pp 2536-2541
Abstract

This report describes cases of cholera identified in the Dominican Republic and the USA. It also provides recommendations to physicians regarding management of travel-related cases. Isolates from 4 confirmed cases in the Dominican Republic and all 5 Florida cases were sent to the Centers for...

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Jenkins, P. H.; Montejano, H. J.; Abbasi, M. J.; Crowley, M. S.; O'Brien, M. G.; Conte, V.; Etienne, M.; Rico, E.; Rea, D. G.; Baker, R. M.; Burden, E. A.; Gillis, L. D.; Hamilton, J. J.; Hopkins, R. S.; Kite-Powell, A. C.; Merlo, E.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2010, 59, 50, pp 1637-1641
Abstract

Background. Approximately 40% of US travelers to less developed countries experience diarrheal illness. Using data from the Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), we describe travel-associated enteric infections during 2004-2009, characterizing the patients, pathogens, and...

Author(s)
Kendall, M. E.; Crim, S.; Fullerton, K.; Han, P. V.; Cronquist, A. B.; Shiferaw, B.; Ingram, L. A.; Rounds, J.; Mintz, E. D.; Mahon, B. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2012, 54, Suppl. 5, pp S480-S487
Abstract

Salmonella species cause an estimated 1.2 million infections per year in the United States, making it one of the most commonly reported enteric pathogens. In addition, Salmonella is an important cause of travel-associated diarrhea and enteric fever, a systemic illness commonly associated with ...

Author(s)
Johnson, L. R.; Gould, L. H.; Dunn, J. R.; Berkelman, R.; Mahon, B. E.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Foodborne Pathogens and Disease, 2011, 8, 9, pp 1031-1037

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