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Background: Malaria is a notifiable disease in the Netherlands, a non-endemic country. Imported malaria infections occur regularly among travellers, migrants and visitors. Surveillance data were analysed from 2008 to 2015. Trends in amounts of notifications among risk groups were analysed using...

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Gier, B. de; Suryapranata, F. S. T.; Croughs, M.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Keuter, M.; Visser, L. G.; Vugt, M. van; Sonder, G. J. B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 60, pp (2 February 2017)
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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...

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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
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Background: Artemisinin combination therapy (ACT) is used worldwide as the first-line treatment against uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Despite the success of ACT in reducing the global burden of malaria, the emerging of resistance to artemisinin threatens its use. Case report: This...

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Gobbi, F.; Buonfrate, D.; Menegon, M.; Lunardi, G.; Angheben, A.; Severini, C.; Gori, S.; Bisoffi, Z.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2016, 15, 525, pp (3 November 2016)
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Malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease, especially when complicated by a septic shock. It is caused by infection of erythrocytes with protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium that are inoculated into the humans by a feeding female anopheline mosquito. Of the four Plasmodia species,...

Author(s)
Gajovic, O.; Stanojevic-Pirkovic, M.; Popovska-Jovicic, B.; Nesic, L.; Mijailovic, Z.; Cekerevac, I.; Susa, R.; Gavrilovic, J.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Serbian Journal of Experimental and Clinical Research, 2017, 18, 1, pp 81-84
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Background: Malaria remains one of the most serious infections for travellers to tropical countries. Due to the lack of harmonized guidelines a large variety of treatment regimens is used in Europe to treat severe malaria. Methods: The European Network for Tropical Medicine and Travel Health...

Author(s)
Kurth, F.; Develoux, M.; Mechain, M.; Malvy, D.; Clerinx, J.; Antinori, S.; Gjørup, I. E.; Gascon, J.; Mørch, K.; Nicastri, E.; Ramharter, M.; Bartoloni, A.; Visser, L.; Rolling, T.; Zanger, P.; Calleri, G.; Salas-Coronas, J.; Nielsen, H.; Just-Nubling, G.; Neumayr, A.; Hachfeld, A.; Schmid, M. L.; Antonini, P.; Lingscheid, T.; Kern, P.; Kapaun, A. (et al)
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2017, 16, 57, pp (31 January 2017)
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OBJECTIVE. Evaluation of the epidemiological situation of imported malaria in Poland in 2013 compared to the data from previous years. MATERIAL AND METHODS. The assessment was performed based on the results of the analysis of individual reports sent to the NIPH-NIH by sanitary-epidemiological...

Author(s)
Stępień, M.
Publisher
Państwowy Zakład Higieny, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Przegląd Epidemiologiczny, 2015, 69, 2, pp 273-275 (En), 385-387 (Pl)
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Plasmodium falciparum malaria importation from Africa to China is rising with increasing Chinese overseas investment and international travel. Identifying networks and drivers of this phenomenon as well as the contributors to high case-fatality rate is a growing public health concern to enable...

Author(s)
Lai ShengJie; Wardrop, N. A.; Huang ZhuoJie; Bosco, C.; Sun JunLing; Bird, T.; Wesolowski, A.; Zhou Sheng; Zhang Qian; Zheng CanJun; Li ZhongJie; Tatem, A. J.; Yu HongJie
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 12, pp 39524
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Background: International travel continues to increase, particularly to Asia and Africa. Clinicians are increasingly likely to be consulted for advice before travel or by ill returned travelers. Objective: To describe typical diseases in returned travelers according to region, travel reason, and...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Torresi, J.; Libman, M. D.; Cramer, J. P.; Castelli, F.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Wilson, M. E.; Keystone, J. S.; Schwartz, E.; Barnett, E. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Brownstein, J. S.; Cheng, A. C.; Sotir, M. J.; Esposito, D. H.; Freedman, D. O.
Publisher
American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Annals of Internal Medicine, 2013, 158, 6, pp 456-468
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Malaria is a mosquito-borne parasitic disease, common around the globe especially in poorest countries. It is inevitable and remediable, yet it is still killing many people every year, 90% of them are in Africa. Malaria is an important threat to tourists, soldiers and employees travelling or...

Author(s)
Abdul Majid; Sobia Kanwal; Iffat Naz; Shama Sehar; Tariq Mahmood
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Microbiology Research, 2012, 6, 4, pp 770-778
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Malaria still poses a real threat to travellers, particularly in areas with high transmission rates such as sub-Saharan Africa, Papua New Guinea, and the South Pacific islands. Malaria causes an estimated 660,000 deaths each year from 219 million cases of illness. It is a preventable and curable...

Author(s)
López del Prado, G. R.; Hernán García, C.; Moreno Cea, L.; Fernández Espinilla, V.; Muñoz Moreno, M. F.; Delgado Márquez, A.; Polo Polo, M. J.; Andrés García, I.
Publisher
Open Learning on Enteric Pathogens (OLOEP), Sassari, Italy
Citation
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 2014, 8, 1, pp 1-4

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