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This article discussed some guidelines to consider by pet owners when traveling with their pets on vacation.

Author(s)
Tellbüscher, H.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2016, 97, Special Issue, pp 33-35
Abstract

This article reports on a case of rabies exposure in 2 tourists (a married couple) from Switzerland who had found a bat in a shopping mall parking lot in Naples, Florida, USA and then took it to a local veterinary clinic on 10 January 2018. On 15 January, the bat tested positive for rabies at the...

Author(s)
Pieracci, E. G.; Stanek, D.; Koch, D.; Kohl, K. S.; Blanton, J. D.; Harder, T.; O'Brien, M.; Leon, H.; Colarusso, P.; Baker, B.; Brown, C.; Stauffer, K. E.; Petersen, B. W.; Wallace, R. M.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta , USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2018, 67, 16, pp 477-478
Abstract

A 10 person-family originating from Algeria traveled in rural Algeria for the purpose of visiting friends and relatives without seeking pre-travel advice, did not received pre-travel rabies immunization, and were exposed to a confirmed rabid dog including 8 within less than 4 days of arrival. Three ...

Author(s)
Antwi, S.; Parola, P.; Sow, D.; Sornin, V.; Henrion, M.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 16, pp 46-48
Abstract

Background: Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFR) define a specific population of travellers exposed to higher risks for health and safety than tourists. The aim of this study was to assess differentials in pre-travel health care in VFR travellers compared to other travellers. Methods: A...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1397, pp (28 October 2019)
Abstract

The risk associated with taking your dog on holiday to Spain is illustrated by a case report. A dog owner in Catalonia, Spain, vaccinated her dog against rabies on 2 December 2012. On 12 December, she and her 3 dogs travelled to Morocco. According to the owner, none of the dogs interacted with...

Author(s)
Haneveld, J. K.
Publisher
Koninklijke Nederlandse Maatschappij voor Diergeneeskunde, Houten, Netherlands
Citation
Tijdschrift voor Diergeneeskunde, 2013, 138, 7, pp 46
Abstract

Objective: To analyse the spectrum, vaccination needs and pretravel advice complexity of travellers presenting at a travel medicine clinic in Santiago, Chile. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Pretravel consultations in a private healthcare centre in Chile, an 'emerging market' country in...

Author(s)
Weitzel, T.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2020, 10, 9,
Abstract

Background: Analysis of a large cohort of business travelers will help clinicians focus on frequent and serious illnesses. We aimed to describe travel-related health problems in business travelers. Method. GeoSentinel Surveillance Network consists of 64 travel and tropical medicine clinics in 29...

Author(s)
Chen, L. H.; Leder, K.; Barbre, K. A.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Libman, M.; Keystone, J.; Mendelson, M.; Gautret, P.; Schwartz, E.; Shaw, M.; MacDonald, S.; McCarthy, A.; Connor, B. A.; Esposito, D. H.; Hamer, D.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tax097
Abstract

Background: People who travel to areas with high rabies endemicity and have animal contact are at increased risk for rabies exposure. We examined characteristics of international travelers queried regarding rabies vaccination during pretravel consultations at Global TravEpiNet (GTEN) practices...

Author(s)
Dolan, S. B.; Jentes, E. S.; Sotir, M. J.; Han, P.; Blanton, J. D.; Rao, S. R.; LaRocque, R. C.; Ryan, E. T.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2014, 14, 2, pp 160-167
Abstract

To determine tour leaders' knowledge of and attitudes toward rabies vaccination, a cross-sectional survey was conducted among those working in international tourism in Taiwan. A self-administered questionnaire was given to 191 tour leaders who attended 6 seminars in Taiwan during May-October 2010....

Author(s)
Huang ChiaoYu; Huang HsienLiang; Cheng ShaoYi; Lu ChiaWen; Lee LongTeng; Chiu TaiYuan; Huang KuoChin
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 1, pp 157-159
Abstract

Background: Expatriates (expats) from European countries regularly migrate to low-income countries where infectious diseases are more prevalent. Little evidence exists however on pediatric expatriates' compliance with preventive measures related to infectious diseases. This study aims to evaluate...

Author(s)
Decuyper, I. I.; Damme, P. van; Soentjens, P.; Wojciechowski, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2019, 32, pp 101424

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