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This article discusses the problem of dogs becoming infected with tickborne diseases when taken by their owners on holiday in southern Europe.

Author(s)
Zaspel, C.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2016, 97, Special Issue, pp 36...42
Abstract

Despite the global financial downturn, millions of people continue to travel abroad each year. Many travel with co-morbidities such as immunosuppression, placing them at greater risk of bacterial, viral and parasitic infections. Leishmaniasis is one of the principal neglected tropical diseases....

Author(s)
Moore, J.; Brown, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2013, 11, 2, pp 119-122
Abstract

Background: Gastrointestinal symptoms are a common cause of consultation about children traveling to or coming from developing countries. The aim of this study was to identify the risk factors associated with gastrointestinal syndrome in children who travel. Methods: A prospective observational...

Author(s)
Soriano-Arandes, A.; García-Carrasco, E.; Serre-Delcor, N.; Treviño-Maruri, B.; Sulleiro, E.; Ruiz-Giardín, J. M.; Sanmartín, J. V.; Torrús, D.; Rojo-Marcos, G.; Cuadros, J.; Martín-Echevarría, E.; López-Vélez, R.; Molina, I.; Pérez-Molina, J. A.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, 2016, 35, 4, pp 392-395
Abstract

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
Abstract

Background: Understanding and detecting imported diseases is a priority in the prevention and management of prevalent and emergent infectious diseases acquired abroad. The +Redivi network measures the burden of imported infections in Spain and is essential for closing the gap in travel medicine....

Author(s)
Pérez-Molina, J. A.; López-Polín, A.; Treviño, B.; Molina, I.; Goikoetxea, J.; Díaz-Menéndez, M.; Torrús, D.; Calabuig, E.; Benito, A.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 5, pp tax035
Abstract

Background: Among strategies for malaria prevention, stand-by emergency treatment (SBET) is a possible approach, but scarce evidences exists investigating travellers' adherence and behaviours toward its use; therefore, the presented study aimed to determine travellers' compliance toward the SBET...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Agüero, F.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Malaria Journal, 2018, 17, 134, pp (2 April 2018)
Abstract

Leishmaniasis, a parasitic infection listed by the World Health Organization among the 6 most important tropical diseases, is endemic in approximately 88 countries worldwide, with a global estimate of 350 million individuals at risk. The present report aims to review the imported cases of...

Author(s)
Neghina, R.; Neghina, A. M.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2010, 42, 8, pp 563-570
Abstract

This paper explores how the elimination of malaria could provide an escape from poverty with reference to the timing of the decline in malaria and its implications in terms of the labour force, the implications for the agricultural sector and the growth of the tourist industry in Portugal, Spain,...

Author(s)
Bowden, S.; Michailidou, D. M.; Pereira, A.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Journal of International Development, 2008, 20, 8, pp 1080-1106
Abstract

Phlebotomine sandflies are natural vectors of Leishmania spp. and their expansion throughout has been evidenced in the last few years due to the global warming and changes in human behavior, worsening leishmaniasis problem. However, phlebotomine sandflies have been captured in small numbers on the...

Author(s)
Morillas-Márquez, F.; Díaz-Sáez, V.; Morillas-Mancilla, M. J.; Corpas-López, V.; Merino-Espinosa, G.; Gijón-Robles, P.; Martín-Sánchez, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 168, pp 16-20
Abstract

Introduction: Imported diseases by travellers and immigrants are a priority in the prevention of emerging infectious diseases in the 21st century. There are international records on imported diseases, but no such records are available in Spain. Material and methods: The cooperative network +Redivi...

Author(s)
Díaz-Menéndez, M.; Pérez-Molina, J. A.; Serre, N.; Treviño, B.; Torrús, D.; Matarranz, M.; Martín, E.; Rojo-Marcos, G.; Aguilera, P.; Rico, A.; Suárez-García, I.; López-Vélez, R.
Publisher
Ediciones Doyma S.L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiologia Clinica, 2012, 30, 9, pp 528-534

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