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Background: The Gambia is a popular holiday destination that is classified as a high-risk area for rabies exposure by the WHO. Methods: This was a retrospective study of 49 subjects with rabies exposure attending The Medical Research Council Clinical Service, The Gambia, for treatment. Their...

Author(s)
Thomas, E.; Jallow, B. J.; Carayol, I.; Ideh, R. C.; Anderson, S. T.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2014, 108, 8, pp 513-515
Abstract

This book, inclusive of 19 chapters, focus on infectious risks associated with particular type of leisure activities, such as water recreation, camping, gardening, playing sport, interacting with pet and non-pet animals, receiving body modifications, mountain climbing, international travel and ...

Author(s)
Schlossberg, D.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2016, Ed.5, pp xv + 411 pp.
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Seventy-two canine serum samples were analyzed for post-vaccination serum titers of rabies antibodies. The samples were divided into two groups: Group 1 dogs (n=36) were imported dogs from the Russian Federation (n=31) or Romania (n=5), with a mean serum antibody titer value of 1.54 IU/mL. Group 2...

Author(s)
Kaila, M.; Marjoniemi, J.; Nokireki, T.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2019, 61, 15, pp (14 March 2019)
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

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

Rabies in the greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), one of the largest African antelopes, is a phenomenon unique to Namibia. Since the mid-1970s, the country has been plagued by two epizootics that claimed thousands of casualties among the indigenous kudu population. Reasons as to why kudus...

Author(s)
Hassel, R.; Ortmann, S.; Clausen, P.; Jago, M.; Bruwer, F.; Lindeque, P.; Freuling, C.; Vos, A.; Müller, T.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2018, 64, 6, pp Article 62
Abstract

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

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

To determine tour leaders' knowledge of and attitudes toward rabies vaccination, a cross-sectional survey was conducted among those working in international tourism in Taiwan. A self-administered questionnaire was given to 191 tour leaders who attended 6 seminars in Taiwan during May-October 2010....

Author(s)
Huang ChiaoYu; Huang HsienLiang; Cheng ShaoYi; Lu ChiaWen; Lee LongTeng; Chiu TaiYuan; Huang KuoChin
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 1, pp 157-159
Abstract

The risk associated with taking your dog on holiday to Spain is illustrated by a case report. A dog owner in Catalonia, Spain, vaccinated her dog against rabies on 2 December 2012. On 12 December, she and her 3 dogs travelled to Morocco. According to the owner, none of the dogs interacted with...

Author(s)
Haneveld, J. K.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2013, 138, 7, pp 46

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