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Introduction: International travelers are exposed to health risks and may transmit infections before, during, or after travel. Travelers are expected to take vaccinations prior to travel. The current study assessed the factors associated with the practice of pre-travel vaccination among travelers...

Author(s)
Jegede, O. S.; Ahmed Ali; Wondimu Ayele
Publisher
International Travel Medicine Center of Iran, Tehran, Iran
Citation
International Journal of Travel Medicine and Global Health, 2020, 8, 2, pp 58-65
Abstract

Background: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional...

Author(s)
Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
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Author(s)
Yang, Y. T.; Reiss, D. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax070
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Objectives: Vaccination against serious bacterial infections is recommended for Hajj pilgrims. Although the uptake of mandatory vaccines among Hajj pilgrims is acceptable, the uptake of other recommended vaccines remains suboptimal. In this study, we have explored the barriers to vaccination...

Author(s)
Tashani, M.; Alfelali, M.; Azeem, M. I.; Fatema, F. N.; Barasheed, O.; Alqahtani, A. S.; Tekin, H.; Rashid, H.; Booy, R.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Postgraduate Medicine, 2016, 128, 6, pp 541-547
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Background. The travel clinic in Lausanne serves a catchment area of 700 000 of inhabitants and provides pre- and post-travel consultations. This study describes the profile of attendees before departure, their travel patterns and the travel clinic practices in terms of vaccination over time....

Author(s)
Boubaker, R.; Meige, P.; Mialet, C.; Buffat, C. N.; Widmer, F.; Rochat, J.; Fossati, A. H.; Souvannaraj-Blanchant, M.; Payot, S.; Rochat, L.; Vallière, S. de; Genton, B.; D'Acremont, V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 1, pp tav017
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Background: In Western countries, nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae is known to cause skin and soft tissue infections (SSIs), upper respiratory tract infections, and occasionally invasive disease. Its role as a skin pathogen in returned travelers from tropical destinations where the organism ...

Author(s)
May, M. L. A.; McDougall, R. J.; Robson, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2014, 21, 1, pp 39-44
Abstract

In March 2012 a 68-year-old woman was diagnosed with laryngeal diphtheria in a hospital in Västra Götaland Region, Sweden. Six days before symptom onset she had returned from a trip to western Africa where she had travelled accompanied by her husband. During the investigation, the 76-year-old...

Author(s)
Lindhusen-Lindhé, E.; Dotevall, L.; Berglund, M.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2012, 17, 23, pp 20189
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Objective: The purpose of this study is to evaluate diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis and influenza vaccination coverage in adult Mecca pilgrims. Methods:The date of the last diphtheria, tetanus, poliomyelitis an influenza vaccination was recorded for 721 patients during the vaccination against...

Author(s)
Hommel, C.; Latrech-Jung, C.; Foegle, J.; Cornaglia, J.; Bles, J.; Christmann, D.
Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2009, No.14, pp 129-132
Abstract

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-positive international travelers are at higher risk of infectious complications. The pretravel assessment often provides an opportunity to update routine vaccinations and HIV patient-specific vaccinations, including pneumococcus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and...

Author(s)
Couzigou, C.; Voyer, C.; Shaghaghi, C. K.; Bourée, P.; Vittecoq, D.
Publisher
Elsevier SAS, Paris, France
Citation
Médecine et Maladies Infectieuses, 2009, 39, 1, pp 21-28
Abstract

In this study, the profile and vaccination status of travellers seeking pre-travel medical advice at the Travelers' Clinic of Hospital das Clinicas, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine in Sao Paulo, Brazil, as well as the vaccines recommended to them, were evaluated. Of the 445 travellers...

Author(s)
Lo ChinWa [Lo, C. W. S.]; Mascheretti, M.; Chaves, T. do S. S.; Lopes, M. H.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2008, 41, 5, pp 474-478

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