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Background: Sixty cases of rabies in international travellers from 1990 to 2012 were previously reviewed. We present here an update of rabies cases in international travellers from 2013 to 2019. Methods: We systematically reviewed the existing literature and collected 23 cases of rabies in...

Author(s)
Gautret, P.; Diaz-Menendez, M.; Goorhuis, A.; Wallace, R. M.; Msimang, V.; Blanton, J.; Dacheux, L.; Parize, P.; Blumberg, L.; Bourhy, H.; Grobusch, M. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2020, 36,
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Rationale for review: Dengue is a frequent cause of febrile illness among travellers and has overtaken malaria as the leading cause of febrile illness for those traveling to Southeast Asia. The purpose is to review the risk of dengue and severe dengue in travellers with a particular focus on the...

Author(s)
Halstead, S.; Wilder-Smith, A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 7, pp taz062
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Background: There are few studies of the incidence of health problems among travelers to Southeast Asia. The current study sought to determine the incidence of self-reported health problems among travelers visiting the region. Methods: A prospective questionnaire-based study was conducted among...

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Pisutsan, P.; Soonthornworasiri, N.; Matsee, W.; Phumratanaprapin, W.; Punrin, S.; Leowattana, W.; Mansanguan, C.; Leshem, E.; Piyaphanee, W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 7, pp taz045
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Background: Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFR) define a specific population of travellers exposed to higher risks for health and safety than tourists. The aim of this study was to assess differentials in pre-travel health care in VFR travellers compared to other travellers. Methods: A...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1397, pp (28 October 2019)
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Background: Expatriates (expats) from European countries regularly migrate to low-income countries where infectious diseases are more prevalent. Little evidence exists however on pediatric expatriates' compliance with preventive measures related to infectious diseases. This study aims to evaluate...

Author(s)
Decuyper, I. I.; Damme, P. van; Soentjens, P.; Wojciechowski, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 32, pp 101424
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Being the largest archipelago country in the world, with a tropical climate and a unique flora and fauna, Indonesia habitats one of the most diverse biome in the world. These characteristics make Indonesia a popular travel destination, with tourism numbers increasing yearly. These characteristics...

Author(s)
Jong, W. de; Rusli, M.; Bhoelan, S.; Rohde, S.; Rantam, F. A.; Noeryoto, P. A.; Hadi, U.; Gorp, E. C. M. van; Goeijenbier, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 2018, 44, 4, pp 487-503
Abstract

This article reports on a case of rabies exposure in 2 tourists (a married couple) from Switzerland who had found a bat in a shopping mall parking lot in Naples, Florida, USA and then took it to a local veterinary clinic on 10 January 2018. On 15 January, the bat tested positive for rabies at the...

Author(s)
Pieracci, E. G.; Stanek, D.; Koch, D.; Kohl, K. S.; Blanton, J. D.; Harder, T.; O'Brien, M.; Leon, H.; Colarusso, P.; Baker, B.; Brown, C.; Stauffer, K. E.; Petersen, B. W.; Wallace, R. M.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 16, pp 477-478
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Background: Analysis of a large cohort of business travelers will help clinicians focus on frequent and serious illnesses. We aimed to describe travel-related health problems in business travelers. Method. GeoSentinel Surveillance Network consists of 64 travel and tropical medicine clinics in 29...

Author(s)
Chen, L. H.; Leder, K.; Barbre, K. A.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Libman, M.; Keystone, J.; Mendelson, M.; Gautret, P.; Schwartz, E.; Shaw, M.; MacDonald, S.; McCarthy, A.; Connor, B. A.; Esposito, D. H.; Hamer, D.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tax097
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Background: The number of adolescents who travel has increased. We estimated the preparedness of adolescents (12-18 years) departing from Athens to Africa and Asia. Methods: An airport-based survey was conducted from 2011 to 2015. Results: Sixty-eight adolescents participated; 27/68 (40%) had the...

Author(s)
Maltezou, H. C.; Pavli, A.; Theodoridou, K.; Bournousouzis, E.; Minitsios, A.; Katerelos, P.; Lymperi, I.; Theodoridou, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 21, pp 69-73
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A 10 person-family originating from Algeria traveled in rural Algeria for the purpose of visiting friends and relatives without seeking pre-travel advice, did not received pre-travel rabies immunization, and were exposed to a confirmed rabid dog including 8 within less than 4 days of arrival. Three ...

Author(s)
Antwi, S.; Parola, P.; Sow, D.; Sornin, V.; Henrion, M.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 16, pp 46-48

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