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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

A growing number of people undertake international travel, and yet faster growth of such travel is expected in the tropics. Information on the hazards presented by pool and hot spring waters in tropical countries is very limited. This review aims to collate available information on pool water...

Author(s)
Mavridou, A.; Pappa, O.; Papatzitze, O.; Dioli, C.; Kefala, A. M.; Drossos, P.; Beloukas, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2018, 15, 12, pp 2730
Abstract

Objective: To discuss the prevention of schistosomiasis in tourism of lake region. Methods: The seasonal distribution of tourism activities and spatial distribution of scenic spots, as well as the coupling between space and temporal of Oncomelania snail distribution and the transmission time of...

Author(s)
Feng ShuHua
Publisher
Editorial Office of Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control, Wuxi, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control, 2015, 27, 2, pp 192-194, 202
Abstract

This paper reports an outbreak of acute schistosomiasis among 38 tourists who rented a country house in the district of Igarapé, the metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, during a holiday period in 2006. A total number of 32 individuals were positive for Schistosoma mansoni. Results of...

Author(s)
Enk, M. J.; Amaral, G. L.; Costa e Silva, M. F.; Silveira-Lemos, D.; Teixeira-Carvalho, A.; Martins Filho, O. A.; Correa-Oliveira, R.; Gazinnelli, G.; Coelho, P. M. Z.; Massara, C. L.
Publisher
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 2010, 105, 4, pp 537-540
Abstract

The article explores the effect of ecological environment change, including construction projects, on the transmission and control of schistosomiasis at Poyang Lake area. The ecological environment of Poyang Lake has been kept changing since 1950s, which includes making farmland from the lake,...

Author(s)
Li ZhaoJun; Liu YiWen; Hu Fei; Liu YueMin; Xu Jing; Lin DanDan; Li ShiZhu
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 37, 6, pp 685-689
Abstract

Background: International travel, particularly to developing countries, is becoming increasingly common among the Israeli population, including an increase in the number of travelling children. Since children are a distinct travellers' population, data about their post-travel morbidity are needed....

Author(s)
Rabinowicz, S.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax062
Abstract

In the last decades, there has been a significant increase in international human mobility with increase in the prosperity, travel possibilities, and number of refugees. In the first half of 2016, the Asian continent showed the fastest growth in the number of tourists. Such increase is seen due to...

Author(s)
Öztürk, E. A.; Ünver, A.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2017, 41, 4, pp 239-245
Abstract

This paper discusses schistosomiasis transmission in São José da Serra, a village with a population of 500 in the county of Jaboticatubas, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The area receives thousands of visitors a year for ecotourism. The study was motivated by a case of acute schistosomiasis involving...

Author(s)
Massara, C. L.; Amaral, G. L.; Caldeira, R. L.; Drummond, S. C.; Enk, M. J.; Carvalho, O. dos S.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2008, 24, 7, pp 1709-1712
Abstract

Introduction: The increasing practice of ecotourism and rural tourism in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, highlights the importance of studies concerning the occurrence of potential intermediate hosts of Schistosoma mansoni. This study aimed to identify species of Biomphalaria snails in...

Author(s)
Tibiriçá, S. H. C.; Mitterofhe, A.; Castro, M. F. de; Lima, A. da C.; Gonçalves, M.; Pinheiro, I. de O.; Freitas, C. da C.; Souza e Guimarães, R. J. P. de; Carvalho, O. dos S.; Coimbra, E. S.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2011, 44, 2, pp 163-167
Abstract

Traveling to tropical countries make very often for travelers a danger of illnesses, which do not exist or exist very rarely in temperate climate. Imported parasitic disease cases are inevitable and have been reported increasingly as a result of enhanced globalization. The most common infections in ...

Author(s)
Pielok, Ł.; Frąckowiak, K.; Kłudkowska, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Parasitology, 2019, 65, 1, pp 99-102

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