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The risks of emerging zoonoses such as hantavirus, and rabies in raccoons (Procyon lotor), being transmitted to humans in the parks of the city of Quebec, Canada, are discussed. As more tourists come into contact with wild animals in the parks, the risk increases and so more needs to be known about ...

Author(s)
Belanger, D.
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 1996, No. 29, pp 71-77
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

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

Background: There is little data available on the actual risk to travellers of being possibly exposed to rabies. This data would be useful in advising travellers who are considering rabies pre-exposure immunization. In addition, it is not known how many travellers are already pre-immunized when...

Author(s)
Prativa Pandey; Shlim, D. R.; Cave, W.; Springer, M. F. B.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2002, 9, 3, pp 127-131
Abstract

Rabies is a neglected disease in many developing countries. It is preventable, and the tools to prevent it are known. There is urgent need for more funding, for study of innovative dog population-control measures, and for sustainable canine immunization. Safe and effective tissue-culture rabies...

Author(s)
Wilde, H.; Briggs, D. J.; Meslin, F. X.; Hemachudha, T.; Sitprija, V.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 37, 1, pp 96-100
Abstract

The Mediterranean region is a popular destination for tourists during the summer. However, European tourists who are travellers within their own continent do not consider themselves exposed to possible, travel-associated infections since problem awareness among tourists as well as doctors is rather ...

Author(s)
Rendi-Wagner, P.; Hoeller, K.; Kollaritsch, H.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, 2004, 116, 19/20, pp 652-660
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

A male Austrian tourist in Agadir, Morocco, was bitten by a rabid puppy on his right hand and right leg. Four weeks later he developed malaise, pain in the right arm, headache, an extreme feeling of mouth dryness, and difficulty swallowing liquids. Two days later, he was admitted to a hospital in...

Author(s)
Bagó, Z.; Revilla-Fernández, S.; Allerberger, F.; Krause, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2005, 9, 6, pp 351-352
Abstract

Background. Every year, millions of people travel to countries where rabies is enzootic. However, the quality of rabies-specific information provided by travel health advisors and the extent of their knowledge about pre- and postexposure prophylaxis have not been examined on a large-scale basis up...

Author(s)
Ross, R. S.; Wolters, B.; Viazov, S. O.; Roggendorf, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 5, pp 261-267
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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