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This article briefly reports on cases of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) surgical site infections (SSI) identified among medical tourists from USA who underwent cosmetic surgery performed in the Dominican Republic in 2017. All 38 confirmed cases occurred in women who reported undergoing cosmetic...

Author(s)
Gaines, J.; Poy, J.; Musser, K. A.; Benowitz, I.; Leung, V.; Carothers, B.; Kauerauf, J.; Mollon, N.; Duwell, M.; Henschel, K.; Jesus, A. de; Head, S. K.; Lee Keun; Arboleda, N.; Esposito, D. H.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 12, pp 369-370
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Purpose: Data from developing countries about incidence, prognosis and healthcare cost of cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivation amongst patients with allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (AHSCT) remain scarce. The purpose of the study was to describe the epidemiology, outcome and cost...

Author(s)
Meet Kumar; Mita Roychowdhury; Jeevan Kumar; Anusha Harishankar; Subir Sinha; Bhave, S. J.; Anupam Chakrapani; Vivek Radhakrishnan; Reena Nair; Sanjay Bhattacharya; Mammen Chandy
Publisher
Medknow Publications, Mumbai, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2018, 36, 1, pp 49-53
Abstract

Human African trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness) is a parasitic infection that almost invariably progresses to death unless treated. Human African trypanosomiasis caused devastating epidemics during the 20th century. Thanks to sustained and coordinated efforts over the past 15 years, the number of ...

Author(s)
Büscher, P.; Cecchi, G.; Jamonneau, V.; Priotto, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Lancet (British edition), 2017, 390, 10110, pp 2397-2409
Abstract

In the past decade, the number of imported leishmaniasis cases has increased in countries of Western Europe. The trend is associated with increasing travels, ecotourism activity, military operations and immigration. While in endemic countries leishmaniasis is usually well diagnosed, accurate...

Author(s)
Muccio, T. di; Scalone, A.; Bruno, A.; Marangi, M.; Grande, R.; Armignacco, O.; Gradoni, L.; Gramiccia, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2015, 10, 6, pp e0129418
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Background. Respiratory illness continues to exert a burden on hajj pilgrims in Makkah. The purpose of this study is to determine the prevalence of respiratory illness and its associated factors among Malaysian hajj pilgrims in 2013 and to describe its preventive measures. Methods. A...

Author(s)
Suhana Hashim; Ayub, Z. N.; Zeehaida Mohamed; Habsah Hasan; Azian Harun; Nabilah Ismail; Rahman, Z. A.; Siti Suraiya; Nyi Nyi Naing; Aziz, A. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 2, pp tav019
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OBJECTIVE. To describe the epidemiological situation of imported malaria in Poland in 2012 as compared with previous years. MATERIAL AND METHODS. Evaluation of malaria epidemiological situation in Poland in 2012, based on the results of the analysis of individual reports sent to the NIPH-NIH by the ...

Author(s)
Stępień, M.
Publisher
Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Przegląd Epidemiologiczny, 2014, 68, 2, pp 291-293, 387-388 (Pl)
Abstract

High influenza morbidity due to new antigenic strain AH1N1 was announced in Mexico in spring 2009. Influenza pandemic caused by the virus AH1N1/2009 spread around the world. Two pandemic waves were noted in most European countries: the first one was due to summer months migration, the second wave...

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Majda-Stanisławska, E.; Sobieraj, I.
Publisher
Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Przegląd Epidemiologiczny, 2011, 65, 4, pp 609-614
Abstract

Actually in Poland malaria is not present as an endemic disease, but is one of the most common "imported" diseases. In its mild form it is an awkward illness with recurring fever, whereas the more severe form, which is caused by Plasmodium falciparum can be life-threatening. AIM OF THE STUDY....

Author(s)
Kalinowska-Nowak, A.; Bociąga-Jasik, M.; Leśniak, M.; Mach, T.; Garlicki, A.
Publisher
Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Przegląd Epidemiologiczny, 2012, 66, 3, pp 431-436
Abstract

Travel medicine continues to grow as international tourism and patient medical complexity increases. This article reflects the state of the current field, but new recommendations on immunizations, resistance patterns, and treatment modalities constantly change. The US Centers for Disease Control...

Author(s)
Bomsztyk, M.; Arnold, R. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Clinics of North America, 2013, 97, 4, pp 697-720
Abstract

The epidemiological aspects of traveller's diarrhoea caused by Escherichia coli with special reference to the tourism industry are presented. The source of human E. coli infections, pathogenesis, disease prevention (e.g., sanitation, vaccination and consumption of probiotics), information and...

Author(s)
Mardh, P. A.
Publisher
World Tourism Organization (WTO), Madrid, Spain
Citation
WTO-CTO local food & tourism international conference, Larnaka, Cyprus, 9-11 November 2000, 2003, pp 120-127

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