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A growing number of people undertake international travel, and yet faster growth of such travel is expected in the tropics. Information on the hazards presented by pool and hot spring waters in tropical countries is very limited. This review aims to collate available information on pool water...

Author(s)
Mavridou, A.; Pappa, O.; Papatzitze, O.; Dioli, C.; Kefala, A. M.; Drossos, P.; Beloukas, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 12, pp 2730
Abstract

Sika deer (Cervus nippon) on Miyajima Island in Hiroshima, Japan, are accustomed to a human environment and close tourist-deer interactions occur. In 2008, city officials banned deer feeding in response to an increasing number of human-deer conflicts. Nevertheless, this regulation remains...

Author(s)
Usui, R.; Funck, C.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Ecotourism, 2018, 17, 1, pp 67-78
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Cover for Policy response to rural dangers: managing educational visits in the wake of the foot and mouth and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">E. coli</i> crises.

This chapter examines policy responses for the management of educational visits to rural areas in the UK in a post-crisis environment and their implications for the sustainability of rural tourism and recreation businesses. The analysis is contextualized in two ways. First, the chapter briefly...

Author(s)
Hall, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930479)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This document presents an outbreak of Verona integron-encoded metallo-beta-lactamase-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (VIM-CRPA) surgical site infections related to invasive procedures performed in healthcare facilities in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. 20 cases had been...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Outbreak of VIM-producing carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa linked to medical tourism to Mexico, 2019, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

This report describes three foreign-born persons holding temporary visas who had infectious tuberculosis (TB) while working at tourist destinations in the USA during 2012-2014. Multiple factors, including dormitory-style housing, transient work patterns, and diagnostic delays might have contributed ...

Author(s)
Weinberg, M. P.; Cherry, C.; Lipnitz, J.; Nienstadt, L.; King-Todd, A.; Haddad, M. B.; Russell, M.; Wong, D.; Davidson, P.; McFadden, J.; Miller, C.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2016, 65, 11, pp 279-281
Abstract

Background: The absolute number of travel-related Chlamydia cases in Sweden has consistently increased between 2000 and 2013. Given the growth in international travel, we aimed to study the trends of travel-related Chlamydia incidence to determine differences and identify high-risk groups and ...

Author(s)
Decraene, V.; Berenzon, S. K.; Franko, M. A.; Veličko, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 25, pp 42-49
Abstract

Tourism is the main economic activity in Acapulco, so that the protection of the health of the economy is a key aspect of any stay of a tourist destination, in this study we analyzed and evaluated the system of quality and food safety from variables: food hygiene and microbiological level, in...

Author(s)
Zavala Núñez, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Agrícolas, 2015, 6, Especial 12, pp 517-522
Abstract

Carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria, in particular the Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticus complex and Enterobacteriaceae, are escalating global public health threats. We review the epidemiology and prevalence of these carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria among countries in South...

Author(s)
Hsu LiYang; Apisarnthanarak, A.; Erum Khan; Suwantarat, N.; Abdul Ghafur; Tambyah, P. A.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Clinical Microbiology Reviews, 2017, 30, 1, pp 1-22
Abstract

Objectives: Although a number of human Legionnaires' disease in tourists are recorded annually in Europe, there are few cases where a direct link can be made between the infected person and the source of infection (hotel or other accommodation). We present a scheme followed in order to track down...

Author(s)
Chochlakis, D.; Sandalakis, V.; Keramarou, M.; Tselentis, Y.; Psaroulaki, A.
Publisher
National Institute of Public Health, Praha 10, Czech Republic
Citation
Central European Journal of Public Health, 2017, 25, 3, pp 235-239
Abstract

Transfrontier conservation areas represent an international effort to encourage conservation and sustainable development. Their success faces a number of challenges, including disease management in wildlife, livestock and humans. Tuberculosis (TB) affects humans and a multitude of non-human animal...

Author(s)
Rosen, L. E.; Hanyire, T. G.; Dawson, J.; Foggin, C. M.; Michel, A. L.; Huyvaert, K. P.; Miller, M. A.; Olea-Popelka, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 2, pp e344-e354

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