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Thirteen cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria acquired by Europeans in the Dominican Republic were identified by the European Network on Imported Infectious Disease Surveillance (TropNetEurop) between June 1999 and February 2000. All but 3 patients (2 Spanish, one Austrian) were German. All had...

Author(s)
Jelinek, T.; Corachan, M.; Grobusch, M.; Harms-Zwingenberger, G.; Kollaritsch, H.; Richter, J.; Zieger, B.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2000, 6, 5, pp 537-538
Abstract

A 31-year-old man reported a six-day history of malaise, night sweats, sleeplessness, tinnitus, and diarrhoea [Spain]. Two weeks earlier, the patient had spent 10 days in Puerto Plata on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. Physical examination showed no abnormalities and laboratory test...

Author(s)
Haro-González, J. L.; Bernabeu-Wittel, M.; Cañas, E.; Regordán, C.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2005, 11, 3, pp 499-500
Abstract

Objective. To evaluate travel health knowledge, attitudes, and practices on vaccination and malaria prevention among Spanish travelers to the tropics. Methods. A cross-sectional survey was carried out in the departure lounge of the two main Spanish international airports in the summer of 2004. A...

Author(s)
Lopez-Velez, R.; Bayas, J. M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 5, pp 297-305
Abstract

This paper explores how the elimination of malaria could provide an escape from poverty with reference to the timing of the decline in malaria and its implications in terms of the labour force, the implications for the agricultural sector and the growth of the tourist industry in Portugal, Spain,...

Author(s)
Bowden, S.; Michailidou, D. M.; Pereira, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Journal of International Development, 2008, 20, 8, pp 1080-1106
Abstract

Background: International travel and migration have been related with an increase of imported malaria cases. There has been considerable immigration to Barcelona from low-income countries (LIC) in recent years. The objective is to describe the epidemiology and to determine the trends of the disease ...

Author(s)
Millet, J. P.; Garcia de Olalla, P.; Carrillo-Santisteve, P.; Gascón, J.; Treviño, B.; Muñoz, J.; Gómez i Prat, J.; Cabezos, J.; González Cordón, A.; Caylà, J. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2008, 7, 56, pp (8 April 2008)
Abstract

Previously, Plasmodium knowlesi was not considered as a species of Plasmodium that could cause malaria in human beings, as it is parasite of long-tailed (Macaca fascicularis) and pig-tailed (Macaca nemestrina) macaques found in Southeast Asia. A case of infection by P. knowlesi is described in a...

Author(s)
Thuy-Huong Ta Tang; Salas, A.; Ali-Tammam, M.; Martinez, M. del C.; Lanza, M.; Arroyo, E.; Rubio, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2010, 9, 219, pp (27 July 2010)
Abstract

Introduction. Spain could be a potential area in Europe for the development and spread of emerging diseases from the tropics due to its geoclimatic characteristics, but there is little information on infectious diseases imported by travelers. The aim of this article was to analyze...

Author(s)
Zamarrón Fuertes, P.; Pérez-Ayala, A.; Pérez Molina, J. A.; Norman, F. F.; Monge-Maíllo, B.; Navarro, M.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2010, 17, 5, pp 303-309
Abstract

Background - In Spain, malaria cases are mostly due to migrants and travellers returning from endemic areas. The objective of this work was to describe the malaria cases diagnosed at the Severo Ochoa University Hospital (HUSO) in Leganes in the south of the Madrid Region from 2005 to 2008. Methods...

Author(s)
Rey, S.; Zuza, I.; Martínez-Mondéjar, B.; Rubio, J. M.; Merino, F. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2010, 9, 290, pp (20 October 2010)
Abstract

Leishmaniasis, a parasitic infection listed by the World Health Organization among the 6 most important tropical diseases, is endemic in approximately 88 countries worldwide, with a global estimate of 350 million individuals at risk. The present report aims to review the imported cases of...

Author(s)
Neghina, R.; Neghina, A. M.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2010, 42, 8, pp 563-570
Abstract

In this chapter, the following countries will be considered as part of Southern Europe (http://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/index.html) as they share common characteristics from the epidemiological standpoint: countries of the Iberian and Italian peninsulas, most of the Balkan countries, Cyprus,...

Author(s)
Castelli, F.; Buelli, F.; Giorgetti, P. F.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 230-237

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