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Contex tFor some countries, favourable climatic conditions for tourism are often associated with favourable conditions for infectious diseases, with the ensuing development constraints on the tourist sectors of impoverished countries where tourism's economic contribution has a high potential. This...

Author(s)
Rosselló, J.; Santana-Gallego, M.; Awan, W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Health Policy and Planning, 2017, 32, 4, pp 538-548
Abstract

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

Background: Policy makers have speculated that one of the economic benefits of malaria elimination includes increases in foreign direct investment, particularly tourism. Methods: The study examines the empirical relationship between the demand for travel and malaria cases in two countries with...

Author(s)
Modrek, S.; Liu, J.; Gosling, R.; Feachem, R. G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2012, 11, 244, pp (28 July 2012)
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

Certain species of Phlebotomine sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) are vectors of the protozoa which causes leishmaniasis. Sandflies are found breeding in enclosed places like caves. Thailand is a popular tourist destination, including for ecotourism activities like caving, which increases the risk...

Author(s)
Sukantamala, J.; Sing KongWah; Jaturas, N.; Polseela, R.; Wilson, J. J.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Mitochondrial DNA Part A, 2017, 28, 6, pp 949-955
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

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
Abstract

Leishmaniases are parasitic diseases transmitted to mammalian hosts by sand fly vectors (Diptera: Psychodidae). Despite the increasing occurrence of visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis cases in urban centers, their transmission still occur primarily in wild environments and may be associated with...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rego, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Stumpp, R.; Ássimos, G. R.; Campos, A. M.; Lima, A. C. V. M. da R.; Gontijo, C. M. F.; Paz, G. F.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 12, pp e0190315
Abstract

Five Leishmania species are described and their potential risks for spreading to Europe and the Netherlands are discussed. Strategies to control canine leishmaniasis are outlined. Special attention is paid to dogs returning from Southern Europa and West Asia. From the more than 100 dogs stationed...

Author(s)
Hovius, E.; Pinelli, E.; Nijsse, R.; Poot, J.; Giessen, J. van der
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2011, 136, 5, pp 344-348
Abstract

Leishmaniases are a set of parasitic diseases of zoonotic origin that are transmitted by sandfly vectors in wild, rural and urban environments. Their distribution is dependent not only the distribution of vectors, but also on the distribution of mammalian reservoirs. Only by understanding the...

Author(s)
Tonelli, G. B.; Tanure, A.; Rêgo, F. D.; Carvalho, G. M. de L.; Simões, T. C.; Andrade Filho, J. D.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 6, pp e0178628

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