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Abstract

Background: Ecotourism can function as a powerful tool for species conservation. However, a significant proportion of travelers at wildlife sanctuaries may be ill and potentially infectious, creating unnecessary risk of pathogen transmission to wildlife. Methods: A questionnaire was distributed to...

Author(s)
Muehlenbein, M. P.; Martinez, L. A.; Lemke, A. A.; Ambu, L.; Nathan, S.; Alsisto, S.; Sakong, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2010, 8, 3, pp 169-175
Abstract

Anthropozoonotic (human to nonhuman animal) transmission of infectious disease poses a significant threat to wildlife. A large proportion of travelers to tropical regions are not protected against vaccine-preventable illnesses, and a majority of these travelers demonstrate poor recall of actual...

Author(s)
Muehlenbein, M. P.; Martinez, L. A.; Lemke, A. A.; Ambu, L.; Nathan, S.; Alsisto, S.; Andau, P.; Sakong, R.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, New York, USA
Citation
EcoHealth, 2008, 5, 3, pp 371-378