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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

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

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
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

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

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