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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

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

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

Coral reefs are ecologically and economically important, contributing to both fishing and ecotourism economies around the world. Tourism and recreational activities have increased in coastal areas and so has the use of sunscreen. Sunscreen reduces human exposure to harmful UV rays, but washes off...

Author(s)
McCoshum, S. M.; Schlarb, A. M.; Baum, K. A.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Hydrobiologia, 2016, 776, pp 139-146
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

A 12-year-old male patient suffered hematuria. Histopathology of a biopsy showed granulomata suspicious for schistosomiasis. The patient had never travelled outside Europe during his entire lifetime. He had taken frequent bathes in various rivers during his last family holidays 5 months earlier in...

Author(s)
Richter, J.; Holtfreter, M.; Mouahid, G.; Moné, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2016, 115, 4, pp 1733-1735
Abstract

Background: Despite the considerable burden of helminth infections in developing countries and increasing international travel, little is known about the risks of infection for travelers. Objective: We studied the attack and incidence rate of serology confirmed strongyloidiasis, filariasis, and...

Author(s)
Overbosch, F. W.; Gool, T. van; Matser, A.; Sonder, G. J. B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197770

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