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Longitudinal data examining travel-associated illness patterns are lacking. To address this need and determine trends and clusters in travel-related illness, we examined data for 2000-2010, prospectively collected for 42,223 ill travelers by 18 GeoSentinel sites. The most common destinations from...

Author(s)
Leder, K.; Torresi, J.; Brownstein, J. S.; Wilson, M. E.; Keystone, J. S.; Barnett, E.; Schwartz, E.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Wilder-Smith, A.; Castelli, F.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Freedman, D. O.; Cheng, A. C.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2013, 19, 7, pp 1049-1057
Abstract

Background: In December 2013, the first locally-acquired chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infections in the Americas were reported in the Caribbean. As of May 16, 55,992 cases had been reported and the outbreak was still spreading. Identification of newly affected locations is paramount to intervention...

Author(s)
Johansson, M. A.; Powers, A. M.; Pesik, N.; Cohen, N. J.; Staples, J. E.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 8, pp e104915
Abstract

Background: Dengue fever is the most common identifiable cause of acute febrile illness among travelers returning from South America, South Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Caribbean. Although the characteristic exanthem of dengue fever occurs in up to 50% of patients, few descriptions of it...

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Pincus, L. B.; Grossman, M. E.; Fox, L. P.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 2008, 58, 2, pp 308-316

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