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Background: Human migration is increasing in magnitude and scope. The majority of migrants arriving in high-income countries originate from countries with a high prevalence of infectious diseases. The risk and burden of infectious diseases are not equally distributed among migrant groups and vary...

Author(s)
Greenaway, C.; Castelli, F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2019, 26, 2, pp taz007
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Background: Immunocompromised travelers (ICTs) are medically complex and challenging for travel medicine providers. Our study hypothesizes that ICTs have high-risk travel itineraries and do not have adequate immunity against vaccine-preventable infections. Methods: This retrospective review of 321...

Author(s)
Tan, E. M.; Marcelin, J. R.; Virk, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Infection, Disease & Health, 2019, 24, 1, pp 13-22
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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
Abstract

The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) offers a telephone advice line for travel health practitioners in the UK. In this study we review clinical incidents concerning vaccines or malaria prophylaxis reported between 2016 and 2018.Two-hundred-and-fifty-one clinical incident calls...

Author(s)
McCallum, A. D.; Kanagarajah, S.; Ford, L.; Dipti Patel
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2019, 37, 52, pp 7535-7538
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
Abstract

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 US students studying abroad more than tripled during the past 20 years. As study abroad programmes' destinations diversify, students increasingly travel to resource-limited countries, placing them at risk for infectious diseases. Data describing infections acquired by US...

Author(s)
Angelo, K. M.; Haulman, N. J.; Terry, A. C.; Leung, D. T.; Chen, L. H.; Barnett, E. D.; Hagmann, S. H. F.; Hynes, N. A.; Connor, B. A.; Anderson, S.; McCarthy, A.; Shaw, M.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Hamer, D. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay074
Abstract

Few studies have analyzed the characteristics of patients who develop physical disorders after overseas travel. We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 183 patients who visited Nara Medical University Hospital from 2008 to 2016 because of physical problems after traveling abroad. The...

Author(s)
Hirata, K.; Ogawa, T.; Fujikura, H.; Ogawa, Y.; Hirai, N.; Nakagawa-Onishi, T.; Uno, K.; Takeyama, M.; Kasahara, K.; Nakamura-Uchiyama, F.; Konishi, M.; Mikasa, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy, 2018, 24, 8, pp 682-685
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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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