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Contex tFor some countries, favourable climatic conditions for tourism are often associated with favourable conditions for infectious diseases, with the ensuing development constraints on the tourist sectors of impoverished countries where tourism's economic contribution has a high potential. This...

Author(s)
Rosselló, J.; Santana-Gallego, M.; Awan, W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 32, 4, pp 538-548
Abstract

The recent increase of parasitic diseases associated with wildlife tourism can be traced to human contact with wildlife and intense modification of wildlife habitat. The continental estimates of parasitic diseases among visited wildlife-tourists and mammalian wildlife present in conservation areas...

Author(s)
Odeniran, P. O.; Ademola, I. O.; Jegede, H. O.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2018, 117, 8, pp 2359-2378
Abstract

Background: Policy makers have speculated that one of the economic benefits of malaria elimination includes increases in foreign direct investment, particularly tourism. Methods: The study examines the empirical relationship between the demand for travel and malaria cases in two countries with...

Author(s)
Modrek, S.; Liu, J.; Gosling, R.; Feachem, R. G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2012, 11, 244, pp (28 July 2012)
Abstract

Plasmodium falciparum (P. Falciparum) causes the most severe form of malaria and has a high case fatality rate. Herein, a 32-year-old male tourist who was diagnosed as having P. falciparum malaria was reported. Although the patient lives in Finland, he had a history of a two-week holiday to Congo...

Author(s)
Erdoğan, H.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2019, 43, 2, pp 96-98
Abstract

Background: Thailand is a major destination for German travellers with more than 760,000 arrivals in 2015. At the same time, malaria is a concern in travel recommendations with regard to this destination. The World Malaria Report of 2016 mentions only P. falciparum and P. vivax as prevalent species ...

Author(s)
Froeschl, G.; Beissner, M.; Huber, K.; Bretzel, G.; Hoelscher, M.; Rothe, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 148, pp (02 April 2018)
Abstract

Objectives: Unemployment in Greece has been increasing as a result of the financial crisis. The aim of this study was to assess the changing trends of business travelers and their pretravel preparation. Study design: Prospective, questionnaire-based study. Methods: The study was conducted between...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Lymperi, I.; Minitsios, T.; Katerelos, P.; Souli, M.; Ouzounidou, Z.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health, 2019, 168, pp 168-171
Abstract

Background. Imported cases of Plasmodium vivax malaria from western Africa are reported annually in the Russian Federation. Infected native African people moving from western Africa for different purposes (students, businessmen, specialists, etc.) or Russian citizens (tourists, diplomats,...

Author(s)
Baranova, A.; Sergiev, V.; Morozova, L.; Turbabina, N.; Morozov, E.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine, 2019, 2019, 4610498,
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Background: Poor compliance with chemoprophylaxis is a major contributing factor to the risk of malaria in travelers. Pre-travel chemoprophylaxis may improve compliance by enabling "drug-free holidays." The standard treatment dose of atovaquone/proguanil (250 mg/100 mg, 4 tablets/day for 3 days)...

Author(s)
Lau, C. L.; Ramsey, L.; Mills, L. C.; Furuya-Kanamori, L.; Mills, D. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2019, 69, 1, pp 137-143
Abstract

Prevention of malaria in travelers to endemic countries is one of the complex challenges of travel medicine. Israel has a widespread culture of travel to developing countries, but information regarding malaria prevention is limited so far. Our study, conducted in Sheba Medical Center, Israel,...

Author(s)
Harel, R.; Chazan, B.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2020, 102, 6, pp 1351-1357
Abstract

Peru is an increasingly popular tourist destination that poses a risk to travelers due to endemic vector-borne diseases (VBDs). The objective of our study was to determine which factors are associated with receiving pre-travel advice (PTA) for VBDs among travelers visiting Cuzco, Peru. A...

Author(s)
Mejia, C. R.; Centeno, E.; Cruz, B.; Cvetkovic-Vega, A.; Delgado, E.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2016, 9, 4, pp 458-464

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