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Ciprofloxacin resistance was analysed in 354 Campylobacter jejuni isolates collected during 2 study periods (1995-1997 and 1998-2000) from travellers returning to Finland. The increase in resistance between the two periods was significant among all isolates (40% vs. 60%; p<0.01), as well as...

Author(s)
Hakanen, A.; Jousimies-Somer, H.; Siitonen, A.; Huovinen, P.; Kotilainen, P.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2003, 9, 2, pp 267-270
Abstract

The impact of travel away from home within or outside the UK on the overall burden of Campylobacter infection is assessed. During the first year ending 30 April 2001, epidemiological information was gained from 7360 of 9655 (76%) cases of Campylobacter infection. Recent foreign travel was reported...

Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2003, 10, 2, pp 136-138
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

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

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

Background: Commercial expeditions provide an opportunity for travellers to undertake various specialised travel to more adventurous and extreme destinations in the relative security of an expeditionary group with medical cover provided by an expedition physician. Little is known about the...

Author(s)
Shaw, M. T. M.; Leggat, P. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2008, 6, 3, pp 148-151
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

Since 18 August 2011, 17 cases of travel-associated Legionnaires' disease have been reported. They were tourists from five European countries who had stayed in five accommodation sites in Lazise, Italy. The dates of symptom onset ranged from 18 July to 25 August 2011. Control measures were...

Author(s)
Rota, M. C.; Scaturro, M.; Fontana, S.; Foroni, M.; Boschetto, G.; Trentin, L.; Blengio, G.; Bandettini, G.; Buratto, T.; Caporali, M. G.; Napoli, C.; Ricci, M. L.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2011, 16, 40, pp 19982
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

More than 70% of reported human Salmonella infections in Norway are infected abroad. The Canary Islands and Thailand are two of the most popular charter tourist destinations for Norwegians. Using surveillance data for the years 1994-2008, and denominator data on travel to the Canary Islands...

Author(s)
Emberland, K. E.; Nygǻrd, K.; Aavitsland, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2012, 140, 9, pp 1655-1662

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