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This bulletin presents a brief overview of international tourism in Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), and describes the characteristics of outbound travel and the profile of travellers in this region. Data (for 1999) are presented about the source market, destination,...

Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Special Report - World Tourism Organization, 2002, No.21, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

From laboratory records, information was collected on all 77 cases of rickettsioses diagnosed in Sweden during 1997-2001, 14 of which were diagnosed as belonging to the typhus group and 63 to the spotted fever group. Signs of hepatic involvement occurred more frequently in the typhus group....

Author(s)
Rahman, A.; Tegnell, A.; Vene, S.; Giesecke, J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2003, 35, 4, pp 247-250
Abstract

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a rare diagnosis outside endemic areas. This paper reports on a case of JE which occurred in an 80-year-old man after a short visit to Java and Bali [Sweden; date not given]. The patient was treated with intravenous acyclovir as well as broad-spectrum antibiotics, and...

Author(s)
Östlund, M. R.; Kan, B.; Karlsson, M.; Vene, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2004, 36, 6/7, pp 512-513
Abstract

Imported malaria has been an increasing problem in several Western countries in the last two decades. To calculate the risk factors of age, sex, and travel destination in Swedish travellers, we used data from the routine reporting system for malaria (mixture of patients with and without adequate...

Author(s)
Askling, H. H.; Nilsson, J.; Tegnell, A.; Janzon, R.; Ekdahl, K.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2005, 11, 3, pp 436-441
Abstract

Background: Although enteric fever (typhoid and paratyphoid fevers) is a major global public health problem, comparable data on the risks of contracting travel-associated enteric fever in various regions of the world are scarce. Methods: From the Swedish database on notifiable communicable...

Author(s)
Ekdahl, K.; Jong, B. de; Andersson, Y.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 4, pp 197-204
Abstract

We have investigated pre-travel advice, behaviour, chemoprophylaxis and diagnostic delay in travellers returning to Sweden with falciparum malaria. Questionnaires were distributed to patients having been notified with falciparum malaria from 1994 to 2001. Of 408 notified patients, 237 (58%)...

Author(s)
Askling, H. H.; Ekdahl, K.; Janzon, R.; Braconier, J. H.; Bronner, U.; Hellgren, U.; Rombo, L.; Tegnell, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2005, 37, 10, pp 760-765
Abstract

Objectives: To give a detailed risk estimate of contracting travel-associated shigellosis in various regions of the world. Methods: Data on notifications of travel-associated shigellosis in Sweden 1997-2003 were compared with information on recent travel abroad from a comprehensive database based...

Author(s)
Ekdahl, K.; Andersson, Y.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2005, 51, 3, pp 222-229
Abstract

More Swedish residents travel to countries where they are at risk for contracting malaria, hepatitis, and other serious travel-related diseases. To safeguard the public's health, it is important to determine if travellers accurately perceive health risks and take appropriate preventive measures...

Author(s)
Dahlgren, A.; DeRoo, L.; Steffen, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Basingstoke, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2006, 38, 11/12, pp 1074-1080
Abstract

This report discusses the prospects of outbound travel for the most well-travelled nationalities in the world i.e., the Scandinavians. Scandinavia refers to Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Though it has a total population of 19.6 million people, the region recorded a total of 21.1 million arrivals in...

Author(s)
Haden, L.
Publisher
Mintel International Group Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Travel & Tourism Analyst, 2008, No.14, pp 1-45
Abstract

Objectives: A survey of European travellers was conducted during 2006 to determine travellers' immunization status and risk for exposure to hepatitis B while travelling. Design: A first telephone (Omnibus) survey established the prevalence of travel in the previous five years as well as demographic ...

Author(s)
Zuckerman, J. N.; Hoet, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2008, 6, 5, pp 315-320

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