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A 20-year-old Nigerian male presented with a four-month history of mild to moderate pain in the left flank with an associated increased frequency in urination, occasional dysuria and infrequent haematuria [Pakistan; date not given]. Cystoscopy revealed polypoidal lesions. Biopsy from the lesions...

Author(s)
Khalid, S. E.; Mahmood, S. M.
Publisher
Pakistan Medical Association, Karachi, Pakistan
Citation
JPMA, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 2001, 51, 9, pp 325-327
Abstract

Blood samples from 740 Egyptian nationals working in the tourism industry at 2 sites in the South Sinai governorate were screened for markers of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), HIV and Treponema pallidum. Study subjects included 467 individuals from a rural seashore ...

Author(s)
El-Sayed, N. M.; Gomatos, P. J.; Rodier, G. R.; Wierzba, T. F.; Darwish, A.; Khashaba, S.; Arthur, R. R.
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1996, 55, 2, pp 179-184
Abstract

This review catalogues potentially important health-related conditions that exist in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, attempts to provide an appraisal of risk within the limits of available data and describes the actions taken by the Kruger National Park administration to modify specific...

Author(s)
Durrheim, D. N.; Braack, L.; Grobler, D.; Bryden, H.; Speare, R.; Leggat, P. A.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2001, 8, 4, pp 176-191
Abstract

Gnathostomiasis is a systemic infection caused by migrating nematode larvae of the genus Gnathostoma. It is a zoonosis involving a wide variety of animals as intermediate and definitive hosts, and consumption of raw fish is the main risk factor. The condition is most commonly seen in southeastern...

Author(s)
Hale, D. C.; Blumberg, L.; Frean, J.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2003, 68, 6, pp 707-709
Abstract

The case is reported of a 48-year-old man and his 15-year-old son who presented with fever, asthenia, headaches, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain after spending a month in southern Africa. They had been correctly vaccinated and had taken correct malaria prophylaxis, but had swum in Lake...

Author(s)
Nicolas, X.; Granier, H.; Laborde, J. P.; Martin, J.; Klotz, F.
Citation
Médecine Tropicale, 1998, 58, 4, pp 414-415
Abstract

Background: In 1996 the seroprevalence of schistosomiasis in expatriates and travellers who had contact with Lake Malawi, a fresh water source thought to be schistosomiasis-free, was measured at 32%. Clinicians in Arusha, Tanzania, questioned the prevalence of Schistosoma infection in expatriates...

Author(s)
Trachtenberg, J. D.; Jacobson, M.; Noh, J. C.; Tsang, V. C. W.; Ndoskoi, J.; Koster, F.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2002, 9, 5, pp 233-235
Abstract

In 1992, 2 US Peace Corps volunteers developed central nervous system schistosomiasis due to infection with Schistosoma haematobium following recreational water exposure on Lake Malawi, which had been considered free of schistosomiasis. A cross-sectional survey of 955 resident expatriates and...

Author(s)
Cetron, M. S.; Chitsulo, L.; Sullivan, J. J.; Pilcher, J.; Wilson, M.; Noh, J.; Tsang, V. C.; Hightower, A. W.; Addiss, D. G.
Citation
Lancet (British edition), 1996, 348, 9037, pp 1274-1278
Abstract

Traditional approaches to public health rarely address human health threats from the perspective of alien or exotic species introductions and, when alien species are discussed, they are usually not identified or referenced as such. The cumulative impact of alien species introductions on human...

Author(s)
Bryan, R. T.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Invasive species and biodiversity management. Based on papers presented at the Norway/United Nations (UN) Conference on Alien Species, 2nd Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, Trondheim, Norway, 1-5 July 1996., 1999, pp 163-175
Abstract

In 1988, 22 autochthonous cases of Schistosoma mansoni schistosomiasis were registered at Forte Orange beach, Itamaracá Island, Pernambuco, Brazil. All cases occurred in middle-to-upper class people vacationing on the island. This study aimed to find the breeding sites of schistosomiasis vectors...

Author(s)
Barbosa, C. S.; Pieri, O. S.; Silva, C. B. da; Barbosa, F. S.
Citation
Revista de Saúde Pública, 2000, 34, 4, pp 337-341
Abstract

This guide is intended to help promote acceptable standards of hygiene in tourist establishments in all countries, especially in places outside major cities such as caravan and tent camping sites, youth hostels and children's camps. The criteria considered relate primarily to food, water, wastes...

Author(s)
Salvato, J. A., Jr.
Publisher
World Health Organization., Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Guide to sanitation in tourist establishments., 1976, pp 141 pp.

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