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Background: International travelers are susceptible to a wide spectrum of travel related morbidities. Despite rising number of international travelers in Canada, the demographics, risk profiles, and preventative strategies of high-risk traveler groups, including pediatric travelers visiting friends ...

Author(s)
Ma XiaoWei; Pell, L. G.; Akseer, N.; Khan, S.; Lam, R. E.; Louch, D.; Science, M.; Morris, S. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 2, pp 148-154
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Background: Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM), a zoonotic helminthiasis imported to Canada by travelers to the tropics, causes morbidity due to severe, intractable pruritus. Treatment in Canada is only available through the Special Access Program (SAP) of Health Canada, thus, many patients are...

Author(s)
Kincaid, L.; Klowak, M.; Klowak, S.; Boggild, A. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2015, 13, 5, pp 382-387
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Cholera is a gastroenteric disease caused by epidemic or pandemic Vibrio cholerae which still is responsible for over 100,000 annual deaths worldwide. Since October 2010, Haiti experienced a cholera outbreak affecting more than 300,000 persons. Few imported cases related to the Haitian epidemic...

Author(s)
Reyes-Corcho, A.; Pinsker, R. W.; Sarkar, S.; Bagheri, F.; Patel, M. C.; Lam, P.; González, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2012, 10, 5/6, pp 236-239
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Background. A survey was designed to assess travelers' willingness to take antibiotic chemoprophylaxis against travelers' diarrhea (TD) or to intervene with antibiotic or symptomatic treatments. Methods. A brief written questionnaire was administered to clients in North American (United States and...

Author(s)
Ericsson, C. D.; Melgarejo, N. A.; Jelinek, T.; McCarthy, A.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 3, pp 172-178

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