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Transfrontier conservation areas represent an international effort to encourage conservation and sustainable development. Their success faces a number of challenges, including disease management in wildlife, livestock and humans. Tuberculosis (TB) affects humans and a multitude of non-human animal...

Author(s)
Rosen, L. E.; Hanyire, T. G.; Dawson, J.; Foggin, C. M.; Michel, A. L.; Huyvaert, K. P.; Miller, M. A.; Olea-Popelka, F. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 2, pp e344-e354
Abstract

Purpose of review: The purpose of this review is to summarize the emerging literature on nontuberculous mycobacteria outbreaks in healthcare settings. As our ability to identify mycobacterial species develops, we are better able to recognize epidemiologic connections and better understand the...

Author(s)
Sood, G.; Parrish, N.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 2017, 30, 4, pp 404-409
Abstract

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection spread through the bite of an infected tick. In the last few decades, the number and spatial reach of new cases has increased globally and in the United States, Lyme disease is now the most commonly reported vector-borne disease. Despite this evolving public...

Author(s)
Donohoe, H.; Pennington-Gray, L.; Omodior, O.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 46, pp 408-418
Abstract

More than 70% of reported human Salmonella infections in Norway are infected abroad. The Canary Islands and Thailand are two of the most popular charter tourist destinations for Norwegians. Using surveillance data for the years 1994-2008, and denominator data on travel to the Canary Islands...

Author(s)
Emberland, K. E.; Nygård, K.; Aavitsland, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2012, 140, 9, pp 1655-1662
Abstract

Objectives: The carbapenemase OXA-48 has been reported from different Mediterranean countries. It is mostly encoded on a single plasmid in various Enterobacteriaceae species. We characterized the epidemiological and molecular features of OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae (OPE) in Israel. Methods: ...

Author(s)
Adler, A.; Shklyar, M.; Schwaber, M. J.; Navon-Venezia, S.; Dhaher, Y.; Edgar, R.; Solter, E.; Benenson, S.; Masarwa, S.; Carmeli, Y.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2011, 66, 12, pp 2763-2766
Abstract

An upsurge of fever cases of unknown origin, but resembling dengue and leptospirosis was reported in Havelock, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, an important tourism spot, during May 2014. Investigations were carried out to determine the aetiology, and to describe the epidemiology of the outbreak. The ...

Author(s)
Kartick, C.; Bharathi, G. S. J.; Surya, P.; Anwesh, M.; Arun, S.; Muruganandam, N.; Avijit, R.; Vijayachari, P.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Epidemiology and Infection, 2017, 145, 7, pp 1437-1442
Abstract

Objectives: To determine the aetiology, epidemiology and sanitary factors of carriage of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) and Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC) in food-handlers working in tourist hotels in three popular tourist destinations in Kenya. Design: Cross sectional laboratory...

Author(s)
Oundo, J. O.; Iijima, Y.; Boga, H. I.; Muli, F.; Kariuki, S.
Publisher
Kenya Medical Association, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
East African Medical Journal, 2009, 86, 6, pp 279-286
Abstract

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
Abstract

Introduction: Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a diverse pathogenic leptospira species and serovars. The disease is transmitted directly following contact with infected urine and other body fluids or indirectly after contact with water or soil contaminated with infected urine....

Author(s)
Garba, B.; Abdul Rani Bahaman; Siti Khairani Bejo; Zunita Zakaria; Abdul Rahim Mutalib; Bande, F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 178, pp 242-247
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Rickettsiae are widespread but unevenly distributed across the world. Serious and sometimes debilitating rickettsial diseases account for a significant, but commonly undetected part of the acute febrile illnesses. The available, effective treatment contributes to disease attenuation and reduces...

Author(s)
Baltadzhiev, I.; Kevorkyan, A.
Publisher
Medical University Sofia - Central Medical Library, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Meditsinski Pregled / Medical Review, 2015, 51, 1, pp 5-14

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