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Objectives: Unemployment in Greece has been increasing as a result of the financial crisis. The aim of this study was to assess the changing trends of business travelers and their pretravel preparation. Study design: Prospective, questionnaire-based study. Methods: The study was conducted between...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Lymperi, I.; Minitsios, T.; Katerelos, P.; Souli, M.; Ouzounidou, Z.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Public Health, 2019, 168, pp 168-171
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Introduction: Malaria prevention can be complex due to the individual characteristics of the traveller, travel destination, duration of stay and type of travel. Our aim in this study was to document malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations provided by travel-medicine experts in Europe for specific...

Author(s)
Shellvarajah, M.; Hatz, C.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 19, pp 49-55
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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...

Author(s)
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: International travel, particularly to developing countries, is becoming increasingly common among the Israeli population, including an increase in the number of travelling children. Since children are a distinct travellers' population, data about their post-travel morbidity are needed....

Author(s)
Rabinowicz, S.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax062
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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...

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

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the causative agent of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). The pandemic is believed to have originated within the Northern Congo basin covering large parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic,...

Author(s)
Zautner, A. E.; Herchenröder, O.; El-Moussi, A.; Schwarz, N. G.; Wiemer, D. F.; Gross, U.; Frickmann, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 179, pp 25-35
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Background: The aim of the study was to describe travel demographics and disease patterns of patients hospitalized with travel-related diseases, and assess risk factors to improve pre-travel information and post-travel diagnostics and treatment. Methods: The study included all patients hospitalized ...

Author(s)
Larsen, F. D.; Jespersen, S.; Wejse, C.; Petersen, E.; Larsen, C. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 20, pp 43-48
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Background: Amoebic colitis is the most frequent clinical manifestation of invasive intestinal infection due to Entamoeba histolytica and a common cause of diarrhoea worldwide. Since higher transmission rates are usually related to poor health and exposure to unhygienic conditions, cases reported...

Author(s)
Roure, S.; Valerio, L.; Soldevila, L.; Salvador, F.; Fernández-Rivas, G.; Sulleiro, E.; Mañosa, M.; Sopena, N.; Mate, J. L.; Clotet, B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 2, pp e0212791
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Background:Traveling to tropical regions is related to increased health risks. Travelers' diarrhea is the most frequent health problem, but the range of travel-related diseases also includes potential life-threatening diseases such as malaria. The actual risk of European travelers acquiring...

Author(s)
Rack, J.; Wichmann, O.; Kamara, B.; Günther, M.; Cramer, J.; Schönfeld, C.; Henning, T.; Schwarz, U.; Mühlen, M.; Weitzel, T.; Friedrich-Jänicke, B.; Foroutan, B.; Jelinek, T.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 5, pp 248-253
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Background: Each year clusters of imported malaria cases are observed in Dutch wintersun vacationers returning from The Gambia. To gain more insight in the travel health preparation and awareness of these travellers, the knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) of this travel group was studied by...

Author(s)
Genderen, P. J. van; Mulder, P. G. H.; Overbosch, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2014, 13, 74, pp (28 February 2014)

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