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Background: Analysis of a large cohort of business travelers will help clinicians focus on frequent and serious illnesses. We aimed to describe travel-related health problems in business travelers. Method. GeoSentinel Surveillance Network consists of 64 travel and tropical medicine clinics in 29...

Author(s)
Chen, L. H.; Leder, K.; Barbre, K. A.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Libman, M.; Keystone, J.; Mendelson, M.; Gautret, P.; Schwartz, E.; Shaw, M.; MacDonald, S.; McCarthy, A.; Connor, B. A.; Esposito, D. H.; Hamer, D.; Wilson, M. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tax097
Abstract

Japanese encephalitis is frequent in Asia, with a severe prognosis, but rare in travelers. Culex mosquitoes transmit Japanese encephalitis virus. Risk factors are destination, duration of stay, summer and fall seasons, outdoor activities, and type of accommodation. We report the case of a French...

Author(s)
Lagarde, S.; Lagier, J. C.; Charrel, R.; Quérat, G.; Vanhomwegen, J.; Desprès, P.; Pelletier, J.; Kaphan, E.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Neurovirology, 2014, 20, 1, pp 99-102
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Background. Japanese encephalitis (JE) and rabies are serious vaccine preventable diseases which are an important consideration for travelers to Asia. Methods. Five Boston-area travel clinics collected demographic data, trip information, and interventions for travelers to Asia seen at pre-travel...

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Walker, X. J.; Barnett, E. D.; Wilson, M. E.; Macleod, W. B.; Jentes, E. S.; Karchmer, A. W.; Hamer, D. H.; Chen, L. H.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 6, pp 403-409
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Background: Respiratory infections including influenza are a common cause of acute short-term morbidity in travellers and yet the risk of these infections is poorly defined. Objectives To estimate the incidence density of and risk factors for acute respiratory infections (ARIs) and influenza in...

Author(s)
Ratnam, I.; Black, J.; Leder, K.; Biggs, B. A.; Gordon, I.; Matchett, E.; Padiglione, A.; Woolley, I.; Karapanagiotidis, T.; Gherardin, T.; Demont, C.; Luxemburger, C.; Torresi, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Clinical Virology, 2013, 57, 1, pp 54-58
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Background. The number of international trips undertaken by French citizens is rising and we wished to assess the appropriateness of advices given to travelers in a vaccine and travel medicine center in France. Methods. We conducted a 3-month prospective study in one center in Paris where...

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Bouldouyre, M. A.; Verdière, N. C. de; Pavie, J.; Castro, N. de; Ponscarme, D.; Hamane, S.; Rachline, A.; Ferret, S.; Molina, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 2, pp 76-83
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This article examines the risk of meningococcal infections among international travellers and tourists, and discusses the importance of pre-travel vaccination as a preventive strategy. The vaccinations recommended for a traveller's home country do not necessarily provide protection from...

Author(s)
Bröker, M.
Publisher
Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2010, 5, 4, pp 246-254
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One-hundred-and-fifty Swiss and 150 German general practitioners (GPs) giving travel advice were interviewed using pretested telephone interviews and questionnaires to assess their knowledge about travel advice to be given for 2 frequent holiday destinations (Kenya and Thailand), and to ask which...

Author(s)
Hatz, C.; Krause, E.; Grundmann, H.
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 1997, 2, 1, pp 6-12
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Rabies is a neglected disease in many developing countries. It is preventable, and the tools to prevent it are known. There is urgent need for more funding, for study of innovative dog population-control measures, and for sustainable canine immunization. Safe and effective tissue-culture rabies...

Author(s)
Wilde, H.; Briggs, D. J.; Meslin, F. X.; Hemachudha, T.; Sitprija, V.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2003, 37, 1, pp 96-100

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