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The authors present a descriptive study on hepatitis A among Danish travellers in the period 1980-2007 based on data from a large survey among 26,640 Danes regarding travel habits, as well as national surveillance and population data. There are five messages to be read from the results: (1) The...

Author(s)
Nielsen, U. S.; Larsen, C. S.; Howitz, M.; Petersen, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2009, 58, 1, pp 47-52
Abstract

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:...

Author(s)
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
Abstract

Background. The number of families traveling with their children to their country of origin and/or to tropical destinations has increased in Switzerland and includes a changing profile and multinational range of patients. Defining the profile of reported travel-associated illnesses will help to...

Author(s)
Hunziker, T.; Berger, C.; Staubli, G.; Tschopp, A.; Weber, R.; Nadal, D.; Hatz, C.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 3, pp 158-162
Abstract

West Africa occupies approximately one-fifth of Africa. The vast majority of this region is composed of plains lying less than 300 m above sea level, but the northern section is composed of a semiarid terrain known as the Sahel, a transitional zone between the Sahara and the savannahs and forests...

Author(s)
Herman, J. S.; Chiodini, P. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 128-138
Abstract

Background. There is a lack of studies evaluating pre-travel health care for children who travel to visit friends and relatives (VFR). We evaluated travel health services provided to children VFR travelers (CVFRs) as compared with adult VFR travelers (AVFRs). CVFRs and AVFRs were also compared with ...

Author(s)
Hagmann, S.; Benavides, V.; Neugebauer, R.; Purswani, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 6, pp 407-412
Abstract

Objective: To survey trends in data on hepatitis A using information from the notification system of the Municipal Medical and Health Services 1993-2002. Design: Retrospective, descriptive. Method: Data collected from the notification system of the Dutch Municipal and Medical Services were...

Author(s)
Eerden, L. J. M. van der; Bosman, A.; Duynhoven, Y. T. H. P. van
Publisher
Bohn Stafleu Van Loghum, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde, 2004, 148, 28, pp 1390-1394

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