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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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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
Abstract

This article discussed some guidelines to consider by pet owners when traveling with their pets on vacation.

Author(s)
Tellbüscher, H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2016, 97, Special Issue, pp 33-35
Abstract

Background. Japanese encephalitis (JE) and rabies are serious vaccine preventable diseases which are an important consideration for travelers to Asia. Methods. Five Boston-area travel clinics collected demographic data, trip information, and interventions for travelers to Asia seen at pre-travel...

Author(s)
Walker, X. J.; Barnett, E. D.; Wilson, M. E.; Macleod, W. B.; Jentes, E. S.; Karchmer, A. W.; Hamer, D. H.; Chen, L. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 6, pp 403-409
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Background: Rabies is an acute fatal viral disease generally transmitted from infected animals to humans through bites. It is distributed worldwide. The number of Korean people traveling to rabies-endemic countries and being bitten by infected animals has been increasing recently. Therefore, we...

Author(s)
Park JongHyun; Lee ChangHyu; Won YounKyoung; Chin BumSik; Shin HyungSik; Kim JaeYoon
Publisher
Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society of Chemotherapy, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Infection and Chemotherapy, 2014, 46, 1, pp 13-20
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The purpose of this prospective, questionnaire-based study is to assess pre-travel vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis for long-term travellers who receive pre-travel advice in Greece. A total of 4721 travellers were studied from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2012. Travellers sought...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Smeti, P.; Spilioti, A.; Silvestros, C.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part B, pp 764-770

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