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This thesis is based on 5 publications, which are reprinted together with a 48-page overview of the entire study. Sandfly fever (SF) was studied among Swedish UN soldiers in Cyprus, Swedish tourists and indigenous Cypriots. 11 of 298 (4%) UN soldiers had a SF virus infection caused by the Sicilian...

Author(s)
Eitrem, R.
Publisher
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Sandfly fever: epidemiological, clinical and virological studies., 1991, pp 99 pp.
Abstract

Serologically confirmed cases of dengue fever among 24 Swedish tourists were studied retrospectively. Dengue fever was found to be the most commonly diagnosed imported arbovirus disease in Sweden during the period December 1989-November 1990. The geographical epidemiology showed that 17 of 23 who...

Author(s)
Wittesjö, B.; Eitrem, R.; Niklasson, B.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1993, 25, 6, pp 699-704
Abstract

This annual guide (updated each January) gives details of vaccination requirements and malaria risks (country-by-country), the geographical distribution of potential health hazards to travellers (by continent) and general information on health risks and their avoidance (the major diseases, hazards...

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International travel and health: vaccination requirements and health advice: situation as on 1 January 1995., 1995, pp 104 pp.
Abstract

Clinical manifestations, epidemiological information and laboratory findings are described for a series of 18 Israeli travellers who tested serologically positive for dengue in 1994-95. All the patients in the series contracted the disease in Southeast Asia, mostly in Thailand, but also in India;...

Author(s)
Schwartz, E.; Mendelson, E.; Sidi, Y.
Citation
American Journal of Medicine, 1996, 101, 5, pp 516-520
Abstract

Laboratory diagnosis of imported, vector-borne virus diseases during a 22-month-period (May 1993-March 1995) in Munich, Germany, is summarized. In 13 of 317 Germans returning from the Mediterranean with suspected sandfly fever, acute sandfly fever, serotype Toscana, was confirmed serologically:...

Author(s)
Schwarz, T. F.; Jäger, G.; Gilch, S.; Pauli, C.; Eisenhut, M.; Nitschko, H.; Hegenscheid, B.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Wien, Austria
Citation
Archives of Virology, Supplement, 1996, No. 11, pp 57-65
Abstract

The last imported case of yellow fever seen in the USA was in 1924. The authors report a case of yellow fever acquired by an American tourist who visited the jungles of Brazil along the Rio Negro and Amazon Rivers in August 1996. The 45-year-old male patient died 6 days after hospital admission and ...

Author(s)
McFarland, J. M.; Baddour, L. M.; Nelson, J. E.; Elkins, S. K.; Craven, R. B.; Cropp, B. C.; Chang GwongJen; Grindstaff, A. D.; Craig, A. S.; Smith, R. J.
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1997, 25, 5, pp 1143-1147
Abstract

A prospective, controlled study in the outpatient clinic of an infectious disease clinic in Munich, Germany, was conducted between March 1995 and March 1996 to assess the prevalence of dengue virus infection among international travellers. Serum samples from 130 patients with signs or recent...

Author(s)
Jelinek, T.; Dobler, G.; Hölscher, M.; Löscher, T.; Nothdurft, H. D.
Citation
Archives of Internal Medicine, 1997, 157, 20, pp 2367-2370
Abstract

The factors to be considered when planning vaccination schedules for overseas travellers are addressed. These include vaccination laws in the destination country, obligatory vaccinations for professional travellers such as military personnel, risk assessment of local health and epidemiological...

Author(s)
Goujon, C.
Citation
Médecine Tropicale, 1997, 57, 4, pp 478-482
Abstract

The case of 2 tourists, aged 36 and 37 years, who developed fever, severe headache, myalgia, arthralgia and epistaxis during their 3rd week in Hawaii, which lasted for 6 days in November 1995, is reported. Residual malaise lasted for 3 weeks. IgG antibodies were detected in their blood against...

Author(s)
Jelinek, T.; Dobler, G.; Nothdurft, H. D.
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 1998, 5, 1, pp 44-45
Abstract

The role of Toscana virus (TOSv) in 170 patients with meningitis-meningoencephalitis of suspected viral origin, admitted to the Departments of Infectious Diseases at the Siena Hospital, Italy, in 1990-96, was investigated. Infections caused by tickborne encephalitis virus (TBEv) and TOSv or other...

Author(s)
Braito, A.; Ciufolini, M. G.; Pippi, L.; Corbisiero, R.; Fiorentini, C.; Gistri, A.; Toscano, L.
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1998, 30, 5, pp 505-508

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