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This paper provides basic information for obstetricians interested in the field of travel for pregnant women (pretravel medical evaluation of pregnant women during the first, second and third trimesters), with particular emphasis on the prevention of travel-related illnesses (immunization against...

Author(s)
Jothivijayarani, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Primary Care Update for Ob/Gyns, 2002, 9, 1, pp 36-40
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
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Objective. To evaluate travel health knowledge, attitudes, and practices on vaccination and malaria prevention among Spanish travelers to the tropics. Methods. A cross-sectional survey was carried out in the departure lounge of the two main Spanish international airports in the summer of 2004. A...

Author(s)
Lopez-Velez, R.; Bayas, J. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 5, pp 297-305
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
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive international travelers are at higher risk of infectious complications. The pretravel assessment often provides an opportunity to update routine vaccinations and HIV patient-specific vaccinations, including pneumococcus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and...

Author(s)
Couzigou, C.; Voyer, C.; Shaghaghi, C. K.; Bourée, P.; Vittecoq, D.
Publisher
Elsevier SAS, Paris, France
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 2009, 39, 1, pp 21-28
Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study is to evaluate diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis and influenza vaccination coverage in adult Mecca pilgrims. Methods:The date of the last diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis an influenza vaccination was recorded for 721 patients during the vaccination against...

Author(s)
Hommel, C.; Latrech-Jung, C.; Foegle, J.; Cornaglia, J.; Bles, J.; Christmann, D.
Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2009, No.14, pp 129-132
Abstract

This paper reviews the risk and vaccine recommendations for tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis and poliomyelitis for adult travellers. The travel clinic presents a unique opportunity to evaluate whether routine vaccinations are up-to-date. Tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis occur worldwide but are more...

Author(s)
Gautret, P.; Wilder-Smith, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 3, pp 155-160
Abstract

In March 2012 a 68-year-old woman was diagnosed with laryngeal diphtheria in a hospital in Västra Götaland Region, Sweden. Six days before symptom onset she had returned from a trip to western Africa where she had travelled accompanied by her husband. During the investigation, the 76-year-old...

Author(s)
Lindhusen-Lindhé, E.; Dotevall, L.; Berglund, M.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2012, 17, 23, pp 20189
Abstract

The purpose of this prospective, questionnaire-based study is to assess pre-travel vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis for long-term travellers who receive pre-travel advice in Greece. A total of 4721 travellers were studied from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2012. Travellers sought...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Smeti, P.; Spilioti, A.; Silvestros, C.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part B, pp 764-770
Abstract

Background: In Western countries, nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae is known to cause skin and soft tissue infections (SSIs), upper respiratory tract infections, and occasionally invasive disease. Its role as a skin pathogen in returned travelers from tropical destinations where the organism ...

Author(s)
May, M. L. A.; McDougall, R. J.; Robson, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2014, 21, 1, pp 39-44

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