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Background: Poor compliance with chemoprophylaxis is a major contributing factor to the risk of malaria in travelers. Pre-travel chemoprophylaxis may improve compliance by enabling "drug-free holidays." The standard treatment dose of atovaquone/proguanil (250 mg/100 mg, 4 tablets/day for 3 days)...

Author(s)
Lau, C. L.; Ramsey, L.; Mills, L. C.; Furuya-Kanamori, L.; Mills, D. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2019, 69, 1, pp 137-143
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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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Malaria is still a major threat to health in tropical regions. Particular attention should be directed to malaria prevention in infants and pregnant women as they are at high risk for plasmodial infection and complicated malaria. In this review, we summarize and discuss current evidence on malaria...

Author(s)
Roggelin, L.; Cramer, J. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 3, pp 229-236
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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: Travellers visiting friends and relatives (VFR) define a specific population of travellers exposed to higher risks for health and safety than tourists. The aim of this study was to assess differentials in pre-travel health care in VFR travellers compared to other travellers. Methods: A...

Author(s)
Ferrara, P.; Masuet-Aumatell, C.; Ramon-Torrell, J. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 1397, pp (28 October 2019)
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Background: Chemoprophylaxis against falciparum malaria is recommended for travellers from non-endemic countries to malarious destinations, but debate continues on benefit, especially with regard to mefloquine. Quantification of benefit for travellers from the United Kingdom (UK) was modelled to...

Author(s)
Toovey, S.; Nieforth, K.; Smith, P.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Adamcova, M.; Tatt, I.; Tomianovic, D.; Schnetzler, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part B, pp 726-732
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Background: Data regarding the prevalence of potential interactions between travel-related medications (TRM) and chronic medications in use, or medical conditions of travelers to developing countries are limited. Methods: A retrospective cohort study of travelers to low income countries. We...

Author(s)
Stienlauf, S.; Meltzer, E.; Kurnik, D.; Leshem, E.; Kopel, E.; Streltsin, B.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 5, pp 499-504
Abstract

Background. To objectively compare the mood profiles of users of malaria chemoprophylaxis regimens (atovaquone-proguanil, chloroquine-proguanil, doxycycline, or mefloquine) in a group of nonimmune tourists to sub-Saharan Africa. Methods. In a randomized, double-blind, four-arm study with placebo...

Author(s)
Schlagenhauf, P.; Johnson, R.; Schwartz, E.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Steffen, R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2009, 16, 1, pp 42-45
Abstract

This document is a summary of studies that dealt with aspects of malaria, hepatitis A, and other travel related diseases (dengue fever, rickettsial infections, influenza, and leptospirosis) in Swedish travellers. It aims to describe the epidemiology of imported infectious diseases in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Askling, H. H.
Publisher
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Infectious diseases in returning Swedish travellers, 2009, pp 51 pp.
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Background: The risk of malaria infection in travellers is seldom known in detail and neither is the efficacy of different prophylactic regimens, due to a lack of controlled trials. Surveillance of malaria diagnosed after return can provide data on risk and efficacy. Methods: An open case-control...

Author(s)
Kofoed, K.; Petersen, E.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2003, 10, 3, pp 150-154

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