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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
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Background: Large events or mass gatherings (MGs) are known to amplify the risk of infectious diseases, many of which can be prevented by vaccination. In this review we have evaluated the burden of vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) in MGs. Methods: Major databases like PubMed and Embase, Google...

Author(s)
Alqahtani, A. S.; Alfelali, M.; Arbon, P.; Booy, R.; Rashid, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2015, 33, 48, pp 6552-6563
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Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is a common infectious etiology of acute hepatitis worldwide. The Philippines remains highly endemic for hepatitis A, but there is still a lack of information about HAV in the country. To evaluate the HAV contamination in environmental water in the Philippines, we conducted...

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Bai HuiMin; Shiota, T.; Yoshizaki, S.; Saito-Obata, M.; Malbas, F. F., Jr.; Lupisan, S. P.; Oshitani, H.; Takeda, N.; Muramatsu, M.; Wakita, T.; Ishii, K.; Li TianCheng
Publisher
National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID), Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2019, 72, 1, pp 53-55
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Background: International travelers are susceptible to a wide spectrum of travel related morbidities. Despite rising number of international travelers in Canada, the demographics, risk profiles, and preventative strategies of high-risk traveler groups, including pediatric travelers visiting friends ...

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Ma XiaoWei; Pell, L. G.; Akseer, N.; Khan, S.; Lam, R. E.; Louch, D.; Science, M.; Morris, S. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 2, pp 148-154
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Increased international business travel to moderate or high endemic areas of hepatitis A and B may leave many business travelers at risk for infection if not vaccinated. Many international business travelers depart for hepatitis A and B endemic areas within 2 months of the decision to travel. Many...

Author(s)
Connor, B. A.; Patron, D. J.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008, 50, 8, pp 945-950
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Background: International travel is rapidly increasing worldwide, and the greatest increases have occurred in tropical and subtropical areas. The aim of the survey was to investigate the pre-travel health-seeking practices of travelers to Asian destinations. Methods: A questionnaire-based survey...

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Pavli, A.; Silvestros, C.; Patrinos, S.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Infection and Public Health, 2015, 8, 1, pp 47-54
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Background: Immunocompromised travelers (ICTs) are medically complex and challenging for travel medicine providers. Our study hypothesizes that ICTs have high-risk travel itineraries and do not have adequate immunity against vaccine-preventable infections. Methods: This retrospective review of 321...

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Tan, E. M.; Marcelin, J. R.; Virk, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Infection, Disease & Health, 2019, 24, 1, pp 13-22
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Background: Travel-related risks for infectious diseases vary depending on travel patterns such as purpose, destination, and duration. In this study, we describe the patterns of travel and prescription of vaccines as well as malaria prophylaxis medication (MPM) at a travel clinic in South Korea to...

Author(s)
Chin BumSik; Kim JaeYoon; Gianella, S.; Lee MyungHee
Publisher
Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society of Chemotherapy, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Infection and Chemotherapy, 2016, 48, 1, pp 20-30
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Background: Vaccination is a safe and effective public health intervention that not only protects individual travellers from vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs), but prevents them from becoming a source of disease in their destination and on their return. Obtaining an accurate vaccination history...

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Turner, D. P.; McGuinness, S. L.; Cohen, J.; Waring, L. J.; Leder, K.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 3, pp tax011
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Background: Important gaps remain in our knowledge of the infectious diseases people acquire while travelling and the impact of pathogens imported by Canadian travellers. Objective: To provide a surveillance update of illness in a cohort of returned Canadian travellers and new immigrants. Methods:...

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Boggild, A. K.; Geduld, J.; Libman, M.; Ward, B. J.; McCarthy, A.; Hajek, J.; Ghesquiere, W.; Vincelette, J.; Kuhn, S.; Freedman, D. O.; Kain, K. C.
Publisher
Canadian Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canada Communicable Disease Report, 2014, 40, 16, pp 313-325

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