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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
Abstract

As the number of international business travelers continues to grow, so does the list of destinations, many of which are endemic for both hepatitis A and B. Generally, travelers are unaware of the risks of acquiring viral hepatitis when traveling; many are unsure of modes of transmission and do not ...

Author(s)
Bunn, W. B., III
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008, 50, 8, pp 935-944
Abstract

Background: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional...

Author(s)
Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
Abstract

Background: Travellers are at risk of acquiring infectious diseases during travel, with risks differing by destination, travel and traveller characteristics. A pre-travel health consultation may minimize this risk. However, uptake of pre-travel health advice remains low. We investigated pre-travel...

Author(s)
Paudel, P.; Raina, C.; Zwar, N.; Seale, H.; Worth, H.; Sheikh, M.; Heywood, A. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 5, pp tax044
Abstract

Since November 2012, there has been an increase in reported cases of hepatitis A in tourists returning from Egypt in several European countries. As of 24 April, 80 HAV cases in travellers with symptom onset after 1 November 2012 visiting different areas in Egypt have been reported. Four cases from...

Author(s)
MacDonald, E.; Steens, A.; Stene-Johansen, K.; Lassen, S. G.; Midgley, S. E.; Lawrence, J.; Crofts, J.; Ngui, S. L.; Balogun, K.; Frank, C.; Faber, M.; Gertler, M.; Verhoef, L.; Koopmans, M.; Sane, J.; Pelt, W. van; Sundqvist, L.; Vold, L.
Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2013, 18, 17, pp 20468
Abstract

Background. The travel clinic in Lausanne serves a catchment area of 700 000 of inhabitants and provides pre- and post-travel consultations. This study describes the profile of attendees before departure, their travel patterns and the travel clinic practices in terms of vaccination over time....

Author(s)
Boubaker, R.; Meige, P.; Mialet, C.; Buffat, C. N.; Widmer, F.; Rochat, J.; Fossati, A. H.; Souvannaraj-Blanchant, M.; Payot, S.; Rochat, L.; Vallière, S. de; Genton, B.; D'Acremont, V.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 1, pp tav017
Abstract

We report the etiology of hepatitis in travelers over a ten year period from January 1994 December 2003. Clinics catering to expatriates and tourists in endemic Nepal provided sera for diagnostic testing from persons with signs and symptoms compatible with clinical hepatitis and alanine...

Author(s)
Scott, R. M.; Pandey, P.; Shlim, D. R.; Khin-Saw-Aye-Myint
Publisher
SEAMEO TROPMED Network, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 2009, 40, 4, pp 731-737
Abstract

This section includes 4 papers focusing on the health of corporate travellers. The topics discussed are: selected infectious disease risks for the corporate traveller; risk and burden associated with the acquisition of viral hepatitis A and B in the corporate traveller; use of an accelerated...

Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008, 50, 8, pp 924-959
Abstract

Background. More Australians are traveling to overseas destinations where preventable infectious diseases, such as hepatitis A, are endemic. Yet, there is only limited data concerning the extent to which Australians seek travel advice and vaccination before their departures. Method. Annual...

Author(s)
Zwar, N.; Streeton, C. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 31-36
Abstract

Objectives: The authors examine the rationale and efficacy of pre-travel hepatitis B immunization strategies based on itinerary and presumed on-travel risk behaviour. Methods: A large survey among 26,640 Danes survey provided data on journey lengths and destinations, immunization coverage, risk...

Author(s)
Nielsen, U. S.; Petersen, E.; Larsen, G. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Infection, 2009, 59, 5, pp 353-359

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