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This fully revised and updated 2018 edition codifies the U.S. government's most current health guidelines and information for international travellers, including pretravel vaccine recommendations, destination-specific health advice, and easy-to-reference maps, tables and charts. It addresses the...

Author(s)
Brunette, G. W.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
CDC yellow book 2018: health information for international travel, 2017, pp 704 pp.
Abstract

Background: The number of international travellers is increasing worldwide. Although health risks related to international travel are important and generally well-understood, the perception of these risks was unclear among Turkish travellers. We aimed to evaluate the attitudes and health risk...

Author(s)
Selcuk, E. B.; Kayabas, U.; Bİnbasİoglu, H.; Otlu, B.; Bayİndİr, Y.; Bozdogan, B.; Karatas, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 6, pp 614-620
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This document provides an assessment of the potential health risks related to infectious diseases and other health threats for European Union/European Economic Area citizens during their stay in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj pilgrimage between 19 and 24 August 2018. The following public health risks...

Publisher
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Public health risks related to communicable diseases during the 2018 Hajj, Saudi Arabia, 19-24 August 2018, 2018, pp 17 pp.
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Background: Travel-related risks for infectious diseases vary depending on travel patterns such as purpose, destination, and duration. In this study, we describe the patterns of travel and prescription of vaccines as well as malaria prophylaxis medication (MPM) at a travel clinic in South Korea to...

Author(s)
Chin BumSik; Kim JaeYoon; Gianella, S.; Lee MyungHee
Publisher
Korean Society of Infectious Diseases and Korean Society of Chemotherapy, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Infection and Chemotherapy, 2016, 48, 1, pp 20-30
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Background: Approximately the 8% of travelers requires medical care, with the diagnosis of a vaccine-preventable disease. The aim of our study was to analyze the socio-demographic, health and travel characteristics of the Italian international travelers. Methods: We conducted a cross sectional...

Author(s)
Troiano, G.; Mercone, A.; Bagnoli, A.; Nante, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Annals of Global Health, 2017, 83, 2, pp 380-385
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We studied food and water-borne diseases (FWDs), sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and diseases vaccinated against in the Swedish childhood vaccination programme among Swedish international travellers, in order to identify countries associated with a high number of...

Author(s)
Dahl, V.; Wallensten, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0181625
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International travel is growing, but few data exist on prevention for children traveling. The aim of this study was to describe a population of children traveling from France to countries outside Europe and to evaluate the quality of prevention and healthcare services provided for these travelers....

Author(s)
Brigot-Rotenberg, D.; Quinet, B.; Moulin, F.; Aurel, M.; Carbajal, R.; Suremain, N. de
Publisher
Elsevier Masson SAS, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Citation
Archives de Pédiatrie, 2016, 23, 4, pp 360-366
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Background: Solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients are often heavily immunosuppressed and consequently at risk of serious illness from vaccine preventable viral and bacterial infections or with endemic fungal and parasitic infections. We review the literature to provide guidance regarding the...

Author(s)
Trubiano, J. A.; Johnson, D.; Sohail, A.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2016, 23, 6, pp taw058
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The purpose of this prospective, questionnaire-based study is to assess pre-travel vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis for long-term travellers who receive pre-travel advice in Greece. A total of 4721 travellers were studied from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2012. Travellers sought...

Author(s)
Pavli, A.; Smeti, P.; Spilioti, A.; Silvestros, C.; Katerelos, P.; Maltezou, H. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part B, pp 764-770
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Background: The number of people, both adults and children, traveling abroad, is on the rise. Some seek counseling at travel medicine centers before departure. Methods: A prospective study was conducted among children <16 years visiting a travel medicine center in Marseille, France, from February 2010 to February 2011. Parents were contacted by telephone 4 weeks after their return, and asked about compliance with pre-travel advice. Results: One hundred sixty-seven children were evaluated after their trip. Compliance with immunizations, malaria chemoprophylaxis, and food-borne disease prevention was 71, 66, and 31%, respectively. Compliance with malaria chemoprophylaxis varied significantly with destination, and was higher for African destinations. Significant features...

Author(s)
Caillet-Gossot, S.; Laporte, R.; Noël, G.; Gautret, P.; Soula, G.; Delmont, J.; Faucher, B.; Parola, P.; Osei, L.; Minodier, P.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2013, 20, 3, pp 171-176

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