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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

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,
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

Background: The United Kingdom documented a decline of >30% in imported cases of malaria annually between 1996 and 2003; however, there are still approximately 1700 cases and 5-10 deaths each year. Prophylaxis health messages focus on families returning to their country of origin. Methods: We...

Author(s)
Moyo, Q. M.; Besser, M.; Lynn, R.; Lever, A. M. L.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2019, 69, 7, pp 1156-1162
Abstract

Background: Malaria is a notifiable disease in the Netherlands, a non-endemic country. Imported malaria infections occur regularly among travellers, migrants and visitors. Surveillance data were analysed from 2008 to 2015. Trends in amounts of notifications among risk groups were analysed using...

Author(s)
Gier, B. de; Suryapranata, F. S. T.; Croughs, M.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Keuter, M.; Visser, L. G.; Vugt, M. van; Sonder, G. J. B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 60, pp (2 February 2017)
Abstract

This paper presents 2 cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in visitors to tourist resorts on the East Coast of the Dominican Republic, traditionally believed to be an area without risk of malaria. In both patients, the malaria was severe (with 20% parasitization in one) and there was a long...

Author(s)
Iribarren, J. A.; Bustinduy, M. J.; Echeverría, M. J.; Gaminde, E.; Arrizabalaga, J.; Camino, X.; Aguirre, C.
Publisher
Ediciones Doyma S.L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica, 2005, 23, 5, pp 277-278
Abstract

Background: Malaria is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases in the world and represents a threat to travellers visiting endemic areas. Chemoprophylaxis is the prevention measure used in travel medicine, avoiding clinical manifestations and protecting against the development of severe...

Author(s)
Chaves, T. do S. S.; Monteiro, W. M.; Alves, J. R.; Lacerda, M.; Lopes, M. H.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 64, pp (7 February 2017)
Abstract

Malaria is the most frequently imported acute, life-treating, tropical disease in international travellers. We did a literature review in PubMed using pre-defined search terms to identify possible risk factors for malaria deaths in travellers. After screening, a total of 51 papers were selected for ...

Author(s)
Lüthi, B.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2015, 13, 1, pp 48-60
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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