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Background. General practitioners (GPs) are an important source of pre-travel health advice for travelers; however, only a few studies have investigated primary healthcare provider-related barriers to the provision of pre-travel health advice, particularly to travelers visiting friends and...

Author(s)
Heywood, A. E.; Forssman, B. L.; Seale, H.; MacIntyre, C. R.; Zwar, N.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 6, pp 368-374
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Background. Data on the burden of illness in travelers departing from both developing and developed countries within the Asia-Pacific region is scarce. We conducted a survey to assess symptoms of infection among travelers within the region. Methods. A self-administered questionnaire was distributed ...

Author(s)
Heywood, A. E.; Watkins, R. E.; Pattanasin, S.; Iamsirithaworn, S.; Nilvarangkul, K.; MacIntyre, C. R.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2010, 17, 4, pp 243-249
Abstract

Background: Pre-travel health assessments aim to promote risk reduction through preventive measures and safe behavior, including ensuring travelers are up-to-date with their immunizations. However, studies assessing pre-travel health-seeking practices from a variety of medical and non-medical...

Author(s)
Heywood, A. E.; Watkins, R. E.; Iamsirithaworn, S.; Nilvarangkul, K.; MacIntyre, C. R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2012, 12, 321, pp (2 May 2012)
Abstract

Many developed countries, like Australia, maintain a high population level immunity against measles, however, there remains a risk of acquisition of measles in non-immune travellers and subsequent importation into Australia leading to localised outbreaks. In this study, we estimate the incidence of ...

Author(s)
MacIntyre, C. R.; Karki, S.; Sheikh, M.; Zwar, N.; Heywood, A. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2016, 34, 37, pp 4386-4391

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