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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

Background: Limited information exists on causes of hospitalization in patients returning from the tropics, and most is focused on febrile diseases. We evaluated all causes of post-travel hospitalization in a tertiary care hospital in Israel. Methods: Demographics, diagnoses, and destinations of...

Author(s)
Stienlauf, S.; Segal, G.; Sidi, Y.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 3, pp 136-141
Abstract

This report summarizes information on the 96 travel-associated dengue cases in the USA, in 2005. Of these cases, 53 were females. The median age of the 83 patients for whom age was reported was 43 years. The travel destinations of 73 patients were identified. 32 (44%) reported travel to Mexico...

Author(s)
Ayala, A.; Rivera, A.; Johansson, M.; Muñoz, J.; Ramos, M.; Mohammed, H.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2006, 55, 25, pp 700-702
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Background. About 50 million people travel each year from industrialized countries to destinations in the tropics and subtropics. Among them, there are more than 2 million minors traveling. Although their number is increasing constantly, data on health risks during travel are limited. Methods. This ...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Drerup, L.; Alberer, M.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 3, pp 150-157
Abstract

Background: Thrombocytopenia is a frequent finding among ill returned travellers and may be caused by a large number of different conditions, including infectious diseases specific or typical for tropical and subtropical regions. In order to assess the diagnostic significance of thrombocytopenia we ...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Schunk, M.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.; Bretzel, G.
Publisher
Springer Medizin Urban & Vogel GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Infection, 2012, 40, 4, pp 373-379
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Background: An important role of pre-travel consultations is to improve travelers' understanding of travel-related diseases, but the efficacy of education provided is unknown. This study sought to assess recall and knowledge immediately following a pre-travel consultation. Methods: The study was...

Author(s)
McGuinness, S. L.; Spelman, T.; Johnson, D. F.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 3, pp 145-151
Abstract

OBJECTIVE. Evaluation of the epidemiological situation of imported malaria in Poland in 2013 compared to the data from previous years. MATERIAL AND METHODS. The assessment was performed based on the results of the analysis of individual reports sent to the NIPH-NIH by sanitary-epidemiological...

Author(s)
Stępień, M.
Publisher
Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Przegląd Epidemiologiczny, 2015, 69, 2, pp 273-275 (En), 385-387 (Pl)
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Background: International travel, particularly to developing countries, is becoming increasingly common among the Israeli population, including an increase in the number of travelling children. Since children are a distinct travellers' population, data about their post-travel morbidity are needed....

Author(s)
Rabinowicz, S.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax062
Abstract

Together, the Hajj and Umrah rank among the leading global venues that host annual mass human migrations. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage to the Islamic holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah, which occurs at times other than the period of the Hajj - the...

Author(s)
Almutairi, M. M.; Alsalem, W. S.; Mazen Hassanain; Hotez, P. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 8, pp e0006539
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Background: Frequent international travel facilitates the global spread of dengue fever. Japan has experienced an increasing number of imported case notifications of dengue virus (DENV) infection, mostly arising from Japanese travelers visiting South and Southeast Asian countries. This has led an...

Author(s)
Yuan BaoYin; Nishiura, H.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 6, pp e0198734

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