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Background: Thailand is a major destination for German travellers with more than 760,000 arrivals in 2015. At the same time, malaria is a concern in travel recommendations with regard to this destination. The World Malaria Report of 2016 mentions only P. falciparum and P. vivax as prevalent species ...

Author(s)
Froeschl, G.; Beissner, M.; Huber, K.; Bretzel, G.; Hoelscher, M.; Rothe, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2018, 18, 148, pp (02 April 2018)
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Introduction: Malaria prevention can be complex due to the individual characteristics of the traveller, travel destination, duration of stay and type of travel. Our aim in this study was to document malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations provided by travel-medicine experts in Europe for specific...

Author(s)
Shellvarajah, M.; Hatz, C.; Schlagenhauf, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 19, pp 49-55
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Background: Estimates of travel-related illness have focused predominantly on populations from highly developed countries visiting low- or middle-income countries, yet travel to and within high-income countries is very frequent. Despite being a top international tourist destination, few sources...

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Stoney, R. J.; Esposito, D. H.; Kozarsky, P.; Hamer, D. H.; Grobusch, M. P.; Gkrania-Klotsas, E.; Libman, M.; Gautret, P.; Lim PohLian; Leder, K.; Schwartz, E.; Sotir, M. J.; Licitra, C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay053
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Background: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regularly issues "travel health notices" that address disease outbreaks of novel coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 in destinations worldwide. The notices are classified into 3 levels based on the risk posed by the outbreak and what...

Author(s)
Jen TungHui; Chien TsairWei; Yeh YuTsen; Lin JuiChung [Lin, J. C. J.]; Kuo ShuChun; Chou, W.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc., Hagerstown, USA
Citation
Medicine (Baltimore), 2020, 99, 24,
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Background: In recent years, tourism has become the number one account for foreign exchange income in Iceland, overtaking the fisheries industry and aluminium production. The rise of tourism has strongly affected Icelandic society in various sectors. With the increase of tourists visiting Iceland,...

Author(s)
Kunz, S. N.; Bingert, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 18, pp 36-40
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Background: Specific travel-related recommendations exist for the prevention or self-treatment of infectious diseases contracted by travellers to the tropics. In the current study, we assessed the medical preparedness per these recommendations, focusing on whether travellers carried antidiarrheal...

Author(s)
Rolling, T.; Mühlenpfordt, M.; Addo, M. M.; Cramer, J. P.; Vinnemeier, C. D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2017, 18, pp 41-45
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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
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Background: A main cause of hepatitis A and B infections in European countries is travel to endemic countries. Most research on hepatitis vaccination among travellers from Europe has been conducted in airports or travel clinics, samples which potentially overrepresented frequent travellers....

Author(s)
Pedersini, R.; Marano, C.; Moerlooze, L. de; Chen Lin; Vietri, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2016, 14, 3, pp 221-232
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Background. About 50 million people travel each year from industrialized countries to destinations in the tropics and subtropics. Among them, there are more than 2 million minors traveling. Although their number is increasing constantly, data on health risks during travel are limited. Methods. This ...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Drerup, L.; Alberer, M.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2012, 19, 3, pp 150-157
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We analyzed prospective data on 17,228 European patients who sought treatment at GeoSentinel sites from 1997 to 2007. Gastrointestinal illness (particularly in tourists), fever (those visiting friends and relatives [VFRs]), and skin disorders (in tourists) were the most common reasons for seeking...

Author(s)
Gautret, P.; Schlagenhauf, P.; Gaudart, J.; Castelli, F.; Brouqui, P.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Loutan, L.; Parola, P.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2009, 15, 11, pp 1783-1790

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