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Background: Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection highly endemic in the American continent. The disease can be severe in immunocompromised subjects. In immunocompetent subjects the clinical manifestations are variable. Aim of this work was to review the cases of acute histoplasmosis in...

Author(s)
Staffolani, S.; Buonfrate, D.; Angheben, A.; Gobbi, F.; Giorli, G.; Guerriero, M.; Bisoffi, Z.; Barchiesi, F.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 673, pp (18 December 2018)
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Immunocompromised patients represent an increasing group of travelers, for business, tourism, and visiting friends and relatives. Those with severe cellular immunodeficiency (advanced human immunodeficiency virus infection and transplant recipients) display the highest risk of fungal infections....

Author(s)
Lortholary, O.; Charlier, C.; Lebeaux, D.; Lecuit, M.; Consigny, P. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2013, 56, 6, pp 861-869
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Introduction: An increase in international trips has taken place in recent years, with Spain being one of the principal issuing countries of international tourism. Dermatological diseases that have been acquired from tropical areas are frequent causes of medical consultation. Aetiology is varied....

Author(s)
Ramírez-Olivencia, G.; Bru Gorraiz, F. J.; Rivas González, P.; Lago Núñez, M.; Herrero Mendoza, M. D.; Puente Puente, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Espana, S. L., Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Revista Clínica Española, 2009, 209, 11, pp 527-535
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An ongoing outbreak of Cryptococcus gattii caused infections, which emerged on Vancouver Island and the Pacific Northwest, has affected more than 200 of the islands' residents, of whom eight died. While C. gattii infections are rarely described in travelers, we report a case of cryptococcosis...

Author(s)
Hagen, F.; Assen, S. van; Luijckx, G. J.; Boekhout, T.; Kampinga, G. A.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2010, 48, 3, pp 528-531
Abstract

Skin diseases characteristic of tropical and subtropical countries can be labelled as tropical dermatoses. Occasionally, these diseases, mostly caused by bacteria, fungi or venomous animals, are imported by inhabitants of these countries or by tourists. Although such diseases are rather uncommon, a ...

Author(s)
Bahmer, F. A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Monatsschrift Kinderheilkunde, 2006, 154, 3, pp 214-220
Abstract

Travel facilitates the physical transport of pathogens and vectors, and increases the exposure of individuals and population groups to disease. Reciprocally, travel is affected by outbreak situations, particularly those occurring in areas of heavy tourism. In an individual, specific risk factors...

Author(s)
Chuit, R.; Dougall, L. M.; Evequoz, M. C.; Bressan, A. M.; Frías, M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Instituto de Patologia Tropical, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Patologia Tropical, 2003, 32, 1, pp 1-14

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