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The rapidly increasing volume of world travel includes not only affluent business and leisure travellers, but less well-off people who are immigrants or even refugees from many rural environments. Informal surveys of returning travellers suggest that nearly half suffer some infection related to...

Author(s)
Bannister, B. A.
Citation
Reviews in Medical Microbiology, 1990, 1, 4, pp 185-195
Abstract

Pre-travel advice and planning can help the HIV-infected traveler minimize the unavoidable risks of tropical travel. Issues to cover: the diagnosis, staging, and stabilization of HIV infection and its sequelae; adequacy of the supply of medications currently used; optimal sources of medical care in ...

Author(s)
Karp, C. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2001, 3, 1, pp 50-58
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

There is a high demand for travel among HIV-positive individuals. This demand arises partly from those who have benefited from advances in antiretroviral therapy as well as those with disease progression. The key to a successful and uneventful holiday lies in careful pre-trip planning, yet many...

Author(s)
Schuhwerk, M. A.; Richens, J.; Zuckerman, J. N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2006, 4, 3/4, pp 174-183
Abstract

This paper summarizes data on foreign travel-associated infections reported in Norway during 2007. Gastrointestinal infections were the most frequently reported foreign travel-associated infections among holiday travellers. In 2007, these infections constituted 80% of all reported notifiable...

Author(s)
Blystad, H.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2008, 13, 29, pp 18929
Abstract

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

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, offers relevant discussions on all main health risks to travellers, both during their journey and at their destinations. Important infectious diseases, including causative agents, modes of transmission, clinical features, geographical distribution, prophylaxis,...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health: Situation as on 1 January 2009, 2009, pp x + 240 pp.
Abstract

International travelers are at increased risk of acquiring infectious diseases. These risks are even greater for individuals visiting resource-poor tropical regions and for immunocompromised travelers, including those with HIV infection. We reviewed ten years of consultative charts from the...

Author(s)
Sherrard, A. W.; McCarthy, A. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2009, 7, 5, pp 291-295
Abstract

This book explains how travellers can stay healthy, and provides WHO guidance on vaccinations, malaria chemoprophylaxis and treatment, personal protection against insects and other disease vectors, and safety in different environmental settings. It covers all the principal risks to travellers'...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health, 2010, 2010, pp 248 pp.
Abstract

This book includes 10 chapters discussing how travellers can stay healthy and provides WHO guidance on vaccinations, malaria chemoprophylaxis and treatment, personal protection against insects and other disease vectors, and safety in different environmental settings. It covers all the principal...

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
International travel and health - 2011, 2011, pp 250 pp.

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