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In the last decades, there has been a significant increase in international human mobility with increase in the prosperity, travel possibilities, and number of refugees. In the first half of 2016, the Asian continent showed the fastest growth in the number of tourists. Such increase is seen due to...

Author(s)
Öztürk, E. A.; Ünver, A.
Publisher
Türkiye Parazitoloji Derneği, Bornova, Turkey
Citation
Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi, 2017, 41, 4, pp 239-245
Abstract

Background: Despite the considerable burden of helminth infections in developing countries and increasing international travel, little is known about the risks of infection for travelers. Objective: We studied the attack and incidence rate of serology confirmed strongyloidiasis, filariasis, and...

Author(s)
Overbosch, F. W.; Gool, T. van; Matser, A.; Sonder, G. J. B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197770
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This study was conducted in tourist areas throughout Thailand to determine adult fly contamination with parasite eggs and larvae. Trapping of flies with fly traps using rotten meat as bait and using an insect sweep net method was done. After knocking down under direct sunlight or in an ice box, the ...

Author(s)
Maipanich, W.; Sa-nguankiate, S.; Pubampen, S.; Kusolsuk, T.; Lekka, A.
Publisher
Parasitology and Tropical Medicine Association of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, 2010, 33, 1, pp 17-28
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the causes and risks for imported skin disorders among travellers. Methods: Data of 34 162 travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries and presenting at the outpatient travel medicine clinic of the University of Munich, Germany, between 1999 and 2009 were...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Siess, C.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2011, 16, 11, pp 1457-1464
Abstract

Background. About 50 million people travel each year from industrialized countries to destinations in the tropics and subtropics. Among them, there are more than 2 million minors traveling. Although their number is increasing constantly, data on health risks during travel are limited. Methods. This ...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Drerup, L.; Alberer, M.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 3, pp 150-157
Abstract

To understand geographic variation in travel-related illness acquired in distinct African regions, we used the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network database to analyze records for 16,893 ill travelers returning from Africa over a 14-year period. Travelers to northern Africa most commonly reported...

Author(s)
Mendelson, M.; Han, P. V.; Vincent, P.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Cramer, J. P.; Loutan, L.; Kain, K. C.; Parola, P.; Hagmann, S.; Gkrania-Klotsas, E.; Sotir, M.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2014, 20, 4, pp 532-541
Abstract

The rising number of Czech tourists who spend their holiday in tropical countries and the rising immigration of people from tropical countries with low hygienic standards to the Czech Republic increase the risk of some imported tropical infections in the country. The most common are diarrhoeal...

Author(s)
Stejskal, F.
Publisher
Česká Lékařská Společnost, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Časopis Lékařů Českých, 2007, 146, 2, pp 115-121
Abstract

West Africa occupies approximately one-fifth of Africa. The vast majority of this region is composed of plains lying less than 300 m above sea level, but the northern section is composed of a semiarid terrain known as the Sahel, a transitional zone between the Sahara and the savannahs and forests...

Author(s)
Herman, J. S.; Chiodini, P. L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases: a geographic guide, 2011, pp 128-138
Abstract

Data collected by the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network for 1,415 ill travelers returning from Indian Ocean islands during 1997-2010 were analyzed. Malaria (from Comoros and Madagascar), acute nonparasitic diarrhea, and parasitoses were the most frequently diagnosed infectious diseases. An increase...

Author(s)
Savini, H.; Gautret, P.; Gaudart, J.; Field, V.; Castelli, F.; López-Vélez, R.; Lim PohLian; Shaw, M.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Loutan, L.; Simon, F.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 8, pp 1297-1301
Abstract

Background: Although between 8 and 19% of travelers consult a doctor after returning from the tropics, the full spectrum of health complaints is unknown. Methods: We analyzed the relative frequency of travel-associated health complaints in all travelers (immigrants returning from visiting their...

Author(s)
Ansart, S.; Perez, L.; Vergely, O.; Danis, M.; Bricaire, F.; Caumes, E.
Publisher
B. C. Decker Inc., Hamilton, Canada
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2005, 12, 6, pp 312-318

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