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Background: Cruise ship outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) such as rubella and varicella have been previously associated with introduction and spread among susceptible crew members originating from countries with endemic transmission of these diseases. Methods: During February to April ...

Author(s)
Mitruka, K.; Felsen, C. B.; Tomianovic, D.; Inman, B.; Street, K.; Yambor, P.; Reef, S. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 4, pp 233-237
Abstract

The National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC) offers a telephone advice line for travel health practitioners in the UK. In this study we review clinical incidents concerning vaccines or malaria prophylaxis reported between 2016 and 2018.Two-hundred-and-fifty-one clinical incident calls...

Author(s)
McCallum, A. D.; Kanagarajah, S.; Ford, L.; Dipti Patel
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2019, 37, 52, pp 7535-7538
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
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
Abstract

We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
Abstract

Vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) threaten international travelers, but little is known about their epidemiology in this group. We analyzed records of 37,542 ill returned travelers entered into the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network database. Among 580 (1.5%) with VPDs, common diagnoses included...

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Boggild, A. K.; Castelli, F.; Gautret, P.; Torresi, J.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Barnett, E. D.; Greenaway, C. A.; Lim PohLian; Schwartz, E.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2010, 28, 46, pp 7389-7395
Abstract

The epidemiology of rubella outbreaks on cruise ships is briefly discussed and the risk of infection for women of childbearing age working or travelling on cruise ships is considered. The importance of verifying rubella vaccination status and immunity before travel is stressed.

Citation
Canadian Medical Association Journal, 1998, 158, 4, pp 516
Abstract

The objective of this study was to describe the incidence of disease and injuries associated with travel, etiology, risk factors and medical management in a cross-sectional evaluation of university students, employees and teachers of the Central University of Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, who...

Author(s)
Risquez, A.; Marrero, A.; Naranjo, N.; Palacios, Y.; Rossomando, M. T.; Rodriguez-Morales, A. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 1, pp 41-46
Abstract

This paper provides basic information for obstetricians interested in the field of travel for pregnant women (pretravel medical evaluation of pregnant women during the first, second and third trimesters), with particular emphasis on the prevention of travel-related illnesses (immunization against...

Author(s)
Jothivijayarani, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Primary Care Update for Ob/Gyns, 2002, 9, 1, pp 36-40

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