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Background. More Australians are traveling to overseas destinations where preventable infectious diseases, such as hepatitis A, are endemic. Yet, there is only limited data concerning the extent to which Australians seek travel advice and vaccination before their departures. Method. Annual...

Author(s)
Zwar, N.; Streeton, C. L.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2007, 14, 1, pp 31-36
Abstract

Background. European studies indicate that up to 67% of travelers traveling abroad participate in activities that put them at risk of exposure to hepatitis B. Australians are increasingly traveling to destinations where hepatitis B is highly endemic, such as Asia, and are likely to have similar...

Author(s)
Streeton, C. L.; Zwar, N.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2006, 13, 6, pp 345-350
Abstract

A series of surveys were conducted in 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001 and 2002 in Australia to examine pre-travel health advice given to travellers. Results of the 2002 survey showed that a minority of people (31%) reported seeing a doctor or travel clinic for pre-travel health advice. Over the series of...

Author(s)
Zwar, N. A.
Publisher
Australasian Medical Publishing Co., Pyrmont, Australia
Citation
Medical Journal of Australia, 2003, 178, 9, pp 469-470