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Background. More Australians are traveling to overseas destinations where preventable infectious diseases, such as hepatitis A, are endemic. Yet, there is only limited data concerning the extent to which Australians seek travel advice and vaccination before their departures. Method. Annual...

Author(s)
Zwar, N.; Streeton, C. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 31-36
Abstract

Background. European studies indicate that up to 67% of travelers traveling abroad participate in activities that put them at risk of exposure to hepatitis B. Australians are increasingly traveling to destinations where hepatitis B is highly endemic, such as Asia, and are likely to have similar...

Author(s)
Streeton, C. L.; Zwar, N.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 6, pp 345-350
Abstract

A study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of various resources utilized by general practitioners (GPs) in advising travellers from Australia. In 2000, GPs were randomly selected from the register of the Australian Medical Association in Sydney (360) and Townsville (73) and were sent...

Author(s)
Leggat, P. A.; Seelan, S. T.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2003, 10, 1, pp 15-18
Abstract

Background: General practitioners (GPs) may refer travellers to practice staff and to outside agencies to assist in the provision of travel health advice and preventive measures. In Australia, little is known about the referral patterns of travellers for travel health advice by GPs in the...

Author(s)
Seelan, S. T.; Leggat, P. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2003, 1, 3, pp 185-188
Abstract

Objectives: To investigate the prevalence of travel health advice and written documentation reported to be given by general practitioners to travellers from Australia. Design and setting: A postal questionnaire was sent to general practitioners (GPs). Participants: 433 GPs were randomly selected...

Author(s)
Seelan, S. T.; Leggat, P. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2003, 1, 1, pp 47-52