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This review is based on the findings of a consultation meeting involving consultants in travel medicine and focusing on the risks of cholera to the traveller. Cholera is a severe diarrhoeal disease transmitted via the faeco-oral route and commonly associated with poor sanitation. Between the years...

Author(s)
Steffen, R.; Acar, J.; Walker, E.; Zuckerman, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2003, 1, 2, pp 80-88
Abstract

The presence of a vast cohort of individuals in semi-confined settings such as cruise ships, military barracks, and college dormitories is often accompanied by an increase in the risk of particular infections. These are often gastrointestinal infections on cruise ships and respiratory pathogens...

Author(s)
Kak, V.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Infectious Disease Clinics of North America, 2007, 21, 3, pp 773-784
Abstract

The increase in travel and travel medicine knowledge over the past 30 years makes pretravel counseling an essential part of comprehensive family medicine. Effective counseling begins with assessment of individual and itinerary-based risks, using a growing body of evidence-based decision-support...

Author(s)
Bazemore, A. W.; Huntington, M.
Publisher
American Academy of Family Physicians, Leawood, USA
Citation
American Family Physician, 2009, 80, 6, pp 583-590
Abstract

The next FIFA World Cup will be held in Brazil in June-July 2014. Around 600,000 international visitors and participants (as well over 3 million domestic travelers) are expected. This event will take place in twelve cities. This event poses specific challenges, given its size and the diversity of...

Author(s)
Gallego, V.; Berberian, G.; Lloveras, S.; Verbanaz, S.; Chaves, T. S. S.; Orduna, T.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 3, pp 208-218
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 19 chapters, focus on infectious risks associated with particular type of leisure activities, such as water recreation, camping, gardening, playing sport, interacting with pet and non-pet animals, receiving body modifications, mountain climbing, international travel and ...

Author(s)
Schlossberg, D.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp xv + 411 pp.
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
Abstract

The next Pan American Games will be held in Peru in the period July-August 2019. Around 6680 participants from 41 countries are expected to take part in the event. There will be a total of 62 sport disciplines. This event poses specific challenges, given its size and the diversity of attendees....

Author(s)
Gallego, V.; Berberian, G.; Siu, H.; Verbanaz, S.; Rodríguez-Morales, A. J.; Gautret, P.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Lloveras, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 30, pp 19-24

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