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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

Background: In 2013, 200 million tourists visited countries that are endemic for hepatitis B virus (HBV). Backpackers are potentially at greater risk of hepatitis B than other travellers yet exposure to HBV remains under researched in this population. Method: A cross-sectional survey of backpackers ...

Author(s)
Frew, G.; McGeorge, E.; Grant, S.; Wildt, G. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 15, pp 57-62
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

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

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

The Mediterranean region is a popular destination for tourists during the summer. However, European tourists who are travellers within their own continent do not consider themselves exposed to possible, travel-associated infections since problem awareness among tourists as well as doctors is rather ...

Author(s)
Rendi-Wagner, P.; Hoeller, K.; Kollaritsch, H.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien, Wien, Austria
Citation
Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, 2004, 116, 19/20, pp 652-660
Abstract

Vaccine recommendations for travellers are based on individual risk assessments of multiple factors, most importantly the destination and duration of the impending trip. Many people undertake frequent trips, but existing WHO, CDC and national advisory board recommendations do not explicitly...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Chen, L. H.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2012, 30, 15, pp 2600-2604
Abstract

Objectives. Behavioral studies in travelers suggest that 33% to 76% of all travelers to hepatitis B virus (HBV)-endemic countries are at risk for HBV infection. We study the incidence and risk factors for HBV infection in travelers. Methods. Retrospective analysis of the characteristics and risk...

Author(s)
Sonder, G. J. B.; Rijckevorsel, G. G. C. van; Hoek, A. van den
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 1, pp 18-22
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. There is concern that Japanese travelers are poorly protected against travel-associated infectious diseases including vaccine-preventable infections. This prompted us to study Japanese travelers for measures taken to reduce their risk of acquiring an infectious disease and their...

Author(s)
Namikawa, K.; Iida, T.; Ouchi, K.; Kimura, M.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2010, 17, 3, pp 171-175

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