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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

Every year, more than 10 million pilgrims arrive in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Hajj or Umrah. Crowding conditions lead to high rates of respiratory infections among the pilgrims, representing a significant cause of morbidity and a major cause of hospitalization. Pre- and post-Hajj nasal...

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Memish, Z. A.; Assiri, A.; Turkestani, A.; Yezli, S.; Al-Masri, M.; Charrel, R.; Drali, T.; Gaudart, J.; Edouard, S.; Parola, P.; Gautret, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 2015, 21, 6, pp 571.e1-571.e8
Abstract

The sandy barrier islands of Cape Hatteras National Seashore, USA, attract large seasonal influxes of tourists, and are host to numerous motels, rentals and second homes. To investigate the impacts of nearby urbanization on public trust waters, sampling was conducted in nine brackish water bodies...

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Mallin, M. A.; McIver, M. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Marine Pollution Bulletin, 2012, 64, 7, pp 1356-1366
Abstract

Increased overlap between humans and wildlife populations has increased the risk for novel disease emergence. Detecting contacts with a high risk for transmission of pathogens requires the identification of dependable measures of microbial exchange. We evaluated antibiotic resistance as a molecular ...

Author(s)
Wheeler, E.; Hong, P. Y.; Bedon, L. C.; Mackie, R. I.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2012, 48, 1, pp 56-67
Abstract

The impact of recreational activity on the bacteriological water quality of the East Verde River (Gila County, Arizona) was investigated during the summer of 1979. Water samples were collected at five sites on the river over five three-day weekend and holiday periods. Fecal coliform bacteria...

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Mueller, B. C.; Athey, P. V.; Sommerfeld, M. R.
Citation
Arizona-Nevada Academy of Science, Journal, 1980, 15, Proceedings Supplement, pp 10

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