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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

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

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

100 subjects from the Royal Free Travel Clinic, a non-National Health Service clinic in London, UK were included in a study conducted in December 1997 aimed at examining the profile of travellers seen, and their perceived value of the service provided by the clinic. Self completion questionnaires...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.; Sabin, C.; Battersby, J.
Publisher
Decker Periodicals Publishing Inc, Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2000, 7, 6, pp 330-332
Abstract

The guidelines of the World Health Organization call for immunization against yellow fever at least 10 days before travel to endemic areas. The goal of this study was to determine whether these guidelines have been applied in 2 travel clinic settings in teaching hospitals in Israel and the United...

Author(s)
Potasman, I.; Pick, N.; Stringer, C.; Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Northbrook, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2001, 65, 6, pp 954-957
Abstract

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 pilgrim must provide certification that vaccination against Neisseria meningitidis infection had been carried out within the past 3 years but more than 10 days before entering Saudi Arabia. Pilgrims from the 40 countries listed must also be vaccinated against yellow fever. Female pilgrims must...

Author(s)
Bahrouch, L.; Doumbia, A.
Publisher
IMTSSA, Marseilles Armees, France
Citation
Médecine Tropicale, 2002, 62, 2, pp 126-128
Abstract

People who are HIV+ travelling around the world comprise a unique group with regards to possible immunological disorders that can be intensified by climatic and time factors. Increased exposure of vulnerable tourists to various biological factors (viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites) is...

Author(s)
Panasiuk, A.
Publisher
Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Przegląd Epidemiologiczny, 2004, 58, Supplement 1, pp 97-100
Abstract

Background: A review of the activities of the Grampian travel clinic was carried out over 1 year to obtain an overall perspective of the clinic workload and to determine how much of the workload was dependent on the oil industry. Methods: A specially designed data collection sheet was completed for ...

Author(s)
Burnett, J. C. D.; Buchan, F.; Mackenzie, A. R.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 3, pp 122-126
Abstract

Travel health clinics, which aim to protect the health of international travellers, exist in almost all local health units in Italy. These clinics are the former International Vaccination Offices authorized by the Ministry of Health, where obligatory vaccinations (at first smallpox, later cholera...

Author(s)
Tomasi, A.; Wet, D. de; Loprieno, G.
Publisher
Società Italiana di Medicina Tropicale, Rome, Italy
Citation
Giornale Italiano di Medicina Tropicale, 2005, 10, 1/2, pp 51-57

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