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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

Danish wildlife organizations have presented the idea that wild boar should be reintroduced in order to preserve nature and broaden national biodiversity. The Danish pig farmers fear that this would lead to the introduction of Classical Swine Fever (CSF), which would have enormous consequences in...

Author(s)
Alban, L.; Andersen, M. M.; Asferg, T.; Boklund, A.; Fernández, N.; Goldbach, S. G.; Greiner, M.; Højgaard, A.; Kramer-Schadt, S.; Stockmarr, A.; Thulke, H. H.; Uttenthal, Å.; Ydesen, B.
Publisher
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Roslin, UK
Citation
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Proceedings of a meeting held at Nairn, Inverness, Scotland, 30th March-1st April 2005, 2005, pp 79-90
Abstract

Background: Current epidemiologic research shows consistently that increased number of acquired common melanocytic nevi (CMN) is an important risk factor for cutaneous malignant melanoma. The purpose of this study was to investigate the number of CMN in relation to tanning habits and complexion...

Author(s)
Rodvall, Y.; Wahlgren, C. F.; Ullén, H.; Wiklund, K.
Publisher
American Association for Cancer Research Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2007, 16, 1, pp 122-127
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

Background: Information is sparse regarding the association between international travel and hospitalization with non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia. The aim of this study was to determine the proportion, risk factors and outcomes of travel-related non-typhoidal Salmonella bacteremia. Methods: We...

Author(s)
Koch, K.; Kristensen, B.; Holt, H. M.; Ethelberg, S.; Mølbak, K.; Schønheyder, H. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2011, 11, 277, pp (19 October 2011)
Abstract

Background: The increase of antibiotic resistance in clinically important bacteria is a worldwide threat, especially in healthcare environments. International travel is a risk factor for gut colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE). The risk for...

Author(s)
Angelin, M.; Forsell, J.; Granlund, M.; Evengård, B.; Palmgren, H.; Johansson, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2015, 13, 3, pp 223-229
Abstract

In Sweden, leishmaniasis is an imported disease and its epidemiology and incidence were not known until now. We conducted a retrospective, nationwide, epidemiological study from 1993 to 2016. Probable cases were patients with leishmaniasis diagnoses reported to the Swedish Patient registry,...

Author(s)
Söbirk, S. K.; Inghammar, M.; Collin, M.; Davidsson, L.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2018, 146, 10, pp 1267-1274
Abstract

Background: To prevent occupational skin cancer, it is essential that the sun-protective behavior of outdoor workers is adequate. The aim is to study the sun-protective behavior of Danish outdoor workers at work, at leisure, and on sun holiday and compare it to that of indoor workers. Methods: This ...

Author(s)
Grandahl, K.; Ibler, K. S.; Laier, G. H.; Mortensen, O. S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine, 2018, 23, 47, pp (2 October 2018)
Abstract

Background: One third of travellers to low- and middle-income regions of the tropics and subtropics become colonized by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE). The risk varies by destination and, for each traveller, may be substantially further increased by...

Author(s)
Lääveri, T.; Vlot, J. A.; Dam, A. P. van; Häkkinen, H. K.; Sonder, G. J. B.; Visser, L. G.; Kantele, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 341, pp (23 July 2018)

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