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Objective: To examine the potential for international travel to spread yellow fever virus to cities around the world. Methods: We obtained data on the international flight itineraries of travellers who departed yellow fever-endemic areas of the world in 2016 for cities either where yellow fever was ...

Author(s)
Brent, S. E.; Watts, A.; Cetron, M.; German, M.; Kraemer, M. U. G.; Bogoch, I. I.; Brady, O. J.; Hay, S. I.; Creatore, M. I.; Kamran Khan
Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2018, 96, 5, pp 343-354
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Japanese encephalitis virus is the leading cause of encephalitis in Asia and parts of the Pacific. Despite the high number of symptomatic infections in endemic countries, clinical disease in travelers is rare. However, an increasing number of imported infections from popular holiday destinations in ...

Author(s)
Tappe, D.; Nemecek, A.; Zipp, F.; Emmerich, P.; Gabriel, M.; Günther, S.; Dobler, G.; Schmidt-Chanasit, J.; Stich, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2012, 54, 3, pp 282-285
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Our knowledge of the health problems and infections encountered by international travellers has evolved considerably in the past decades. The growth of global networks such as the GeoSentinel Surveillance network, TropNet Europe, EuroTravNet and networks based in North America have provided...

Author(s)
Torresi, J.; Steffen, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax064
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Background: In 2013, 200 million tourists visited countries that are endemic for hepatitis B virus (HBV). Backpackers are potentially at greater risk of hepatitis B than other travellers yet exposure to HBV remains under researched in this population. Method: A cross-sectional survey of backpackers ...

Author(s)
Frew, G.; McGeorge, E.; Grant, S.; Wildt, G. de
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 15, pp 57-62
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Background: Immunocompromised travelers (ICTs) are medically complex and challenging for travel medicine providers. Our study hypothesizes that ICTs have high-risk travel itineraries and do not have adequate immunity against vaccine-preventable infections. Methods: This retrospective review of 321...

Author(s)
Tan, E. M.; Marcelin, J. R.; Virk, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Infection, Disease & Health, 2019, 24, 1, pp 13-22
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Molecular characterization of different measles virus (MV) strains is essential to combat the disease. Sixty measles MV strains were obtained from throat swabs or urine of patients in Turkey between 2012 and 2013 and characterized. MV RNA sequences (n=60) were analysed for 456 nucleotides...

Author(s)
Kalaycİoglu, A. T.; Yolbakan, S.; Guldemİr, D.; Korukluoglu, G.; Coskun, A.; Cosgun, Y.; Durmaz, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Virology, 2016, 88, 11, pp 1867-1873
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Background: Despite a large measles outbreak is taking place in WHO European region, currently no data are available on measles immunization coverage in the asylum seeker and migrants hosted in this area. Method. Two hundred and fifty-six migrants upon their arrival in Italy on March, April and May ...

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Ceccarelli, G.; Vita, S.; Riva, E.; Cella, E.; Lopalco, M.; Antonelli, F.; Cesaris, M. de; Fogolari, M.; Dicuonzo, G.; Ciccozzi, M.; Angeletti, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tax080
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Background: The number of US students studying abroad more than tripled during the past 20 years. As study abroad programmes' destinations diversify, students increasingly travel to resource-limited countries, placing them at risk for infectious diseases. Data describing infections acquired by US...

Author(s)
Angelo, K. M.; Haulman, N. J.; Terry, A. C.; Leung, D. T.; Chen, L. H.; Barnett, E. D.; Hagmann, S. H. F.; Hynes, N. A.; Connor, B. A.; Anderson, S.; McCarthy, A.; Shaw, M.; Genderen, P. J. J. van; Hamer, D. H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay074
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International travellers with immunocompromising conditions such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, solid organ transplantation (SOT) and haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) are at a significant risk of travel-related illnesses from both communicable and non-communicable...

Author(s)
Aung, A. K.; Trubiano, J. A.; Spelman, D. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2015, 13, 1, pp 31-47
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Background: In a large part of the developing world, limited infectious disease surveillance is performed. In laboratory information management systems data on diagnostic requests is available and may be amenable to trend analyses. We explored this potential, using DENV diagnostic requests as a...

Author(s)
Cleton, N.; Reusken, C.; Murk, J. L.; Jong, M. de; Reimerink, J.; Eijk, A. van der; Koopmans, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 2, pp 159-166

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