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Background: International travel, particularly to developing countries, is becoming increasingly common among the Israeli population, including an increase in the number of travelling children. Since children are a distinct travellers' population, data about their post-travel morbidity are needed....

Author(s)
Rabinowicz, S.; Schwartz, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2017, 24, 6, pp tax062
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Background: Mediterranean Spotted Fever (MSF) is a tick-borne zoonosis caused by Rickettsia conorii which is endemic in Malta, an island in the South Mediterranean that is a popular tourist destination. Diagnosis is frequently based on clinical manifestations as laboratory results are often limited ...

Author(s)
Torpiano, P.; Pace, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2018, 26, pp 16-24
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Purpose of Review: Ticks are the second most important vectors of infectious diseases after mosquitoes worldwide. The growth of international tourism including in rural and remote places increasingly exposes travelers to tick bite. Our aim was to review the main tick-borne infectious diseases...

Author(s)
Eldin, C.; Parola, P.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Current Infectious Disease Reports, 2018, 20, 7, pp 17
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Arthropod-associated diseases are a major cause of morbidity among travelers. Obtaining a detailed travel itinerary and understanding traveler-specific and destination-specific risk factors can help mitigate the risk of vector-borne diseases. DEET, picaridin, PMD, and IR3535 are insect repellents...

Author(s)
Alpern, J. D.; Dunlop, S. J.; Dolan, B. J.; Stauffer, W. M.; Boulware, D. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Clinics of North America, 2016, 100, 2, pp 303-316
Abstract

Information on ticks biting humans in Brazil is very restricted. In fact, many times when human tick-borne diseases are diagnosed, the involved vector tick is not identified, although this may be clinically helpful. Pantanal is one of the world's largest floodplains, has an exuberant wildlife, and...

Author(s)
Ramos, V. N.; Osava, C. F.; Piovezan, U.; Szabó, M. P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2014, 5, 5, pp 497-499
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the causes and risks for imported skin disorders among travellers. Methods: Data of 34 162 travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries and presenting at the outpatient travel medicine clinic of the University of Munich, Germany, between 1999 and 2009 were...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Siess, C.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2011, 16, 11, pp 1457-1464
Abstract

Although cases of Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) have been reported for decades in southeastern Romania, there are few published data. We retrospectively studied 339 patients, diagnosed with MSF at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases "Prof. Dr. Matei Bals" between 2000 and 2011, in...

Author(s)
Pitigoi, D.; Olaru, I. D.; Badescu, D.; Rafila, A.; Arama, V.; Hristea, A.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, Sylvania, USA
Citation
BioMed Research International, 2013, 2013, pp Article ID 395806
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The Monti Sibillini National Park is a recently created protected area in the central Apennines that has become an important tourist destination. Mountain grasslands and woods make it a suitable habitat for sheep and cattle, as well as for wild boar and roe deer. A preliminary investigation was...

Author(s)
Curioni, V.; Cerquetella, S.; Scuppa, P.; Pasqualini, L.; Beninati, T.; Favia, G.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Larchmont, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2004, 4, 3, pp 214-220
Abstract

The risk of tick exposure and tick-borne diseases (TBD) can be high in nature-based outdoor recreation settings. In the absence of available vaccines, adoption of personal protective behaviors (PPB) recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) such as wearing long pants...

Author(s)
Omodior, O.; Pennington-Gray, L.; Donohoe, H.
Publisher
Sagamore Publishing, Urbana, USA
Citation
Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2015, 33, 2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The most important tick-transmitted diseases that may threaten dogs in Poland are discussed in light of the increasing cases of tropical and sub-tropical diseases being diagnosed in dogs in temperate regions, including Poland. The increase in the number of tourists who bring along pets to...

Author(s)
Zygner, W.; Wiśniewski, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Wiadomości Parazytologiczne, 2006, 52, 2, pp 85-92

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