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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

The authors present a descriptive study on hepatitis A among Danish travellers in the period 1980-2007 based on data from a large survey among 26,640 Danes regarding travel habits, as well as national surveillance and population data. There are five messages to be read from the results: (1) The...

Author(s)
Nielsen, U. S.; Larsen, C. S.; Howitz, M.; Petersen, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2009, 58, 1, pp 47-52
Abstract

Background. Traveling to highly endemic areas for hepatitis A is increasing while the immunization level in travelers has been shown to be low in the countries studied. Methods. In this population-based study, we have estimated the incidence rate of travel-related hepatitis A during 1997 to 2005 by ...

Author(s)
Askling, H. H.; Rombo, L.; Andersson, Y.; Martin, S.; Ekdahl, K.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 4, pp 233-238
Abstract

This document is a summary of studies that dealt with aspects of malaria, hepatitis A, and other travel related diseases (dengue fever, rickettsial infections, influenza, and leptospirosis) in Swedish travellers. It aims to describe the epidemiology of imported infectious diseases in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Askling, H. H.
Publisher
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Infectious diseases in returning Swedish travellers, 2009, pp 51 pp.
Abstract

Objectives: The authors examine the rationale and efficacy of pre-travel hepatitis B immunization strategies based on itinerary and presumed on-travel risk behaviour. Methods: A large survey among 26,640 Danes survey provided data on journey lengths and destinations, immunization coverage, risk...

Author(s)
Nielsen, U. S.; Petersen, E.; Larsen, G. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2009, 59, 5, pp 353-359
Abstract

Background: The Travel Medicine Clinic in Umeǻ is one of Sweden's largest public providers of vaccination and counselling prior to international travel. During the study period it was the only travel medicine clinic in Umeǻ. This study describes the demography of the visitors to the clinic and...

Author(s)
Angelin, M.; Evengǻrd, B.; Palmgren, H.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2011, 43, 9, pp 714-720
Abstract

Since November 2012, there has been an increase in reported cases of hepatitis A in tourists returning from Egypt in several European countries. As of 24 April, 80 HAV cases in travellers with symptom onset after 1 November 2012 visiting different areas in Egypt have been reported. Four cases from...

Author(s)
MacDonald, E.; Steens, A.; Stene-Johansen, K.; Lassen, S. G.; Midgley, S. E.; Lawrence, J.; Crofts, J.; Ngui, S. L.; Balogun, K.; Frank, C.; Faber, M.; Gertler, M.; Verhoef, L.; Koopmans, M.; Sane, J.; Pelt, W. van; Sundqvist, L.; Vold, L.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2013, 18, 17, pp 20468
Abstract

We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
Abstract

Background: Overnight international travels made by Finns more than doubled during 1995-2015. To estimate risks and observe trends of travel-related notifiable sexually transmitted and food- and water-borne infections (STIs and FWIs) among travellers, we analysed national reports of gonorrhoea,...

Author(s)
Zöldi, V.; Sane, J.; Kantele, A.; Rimhanen-Finne, R.; Salmenlinna, S.; Lyytikäinen, O.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 25, pp 35-41

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