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Background. Travel-associated Legionnaires' disease (LD) is a serious problem, and hundreds of cases are reported every year among travelers who stayed at hotels, despite the efforts of international and governmental authorities and hotel operators to prevent additional cases. Methods. A systematic ...

Author(s)
Mouchtouri, V. A.; Rudge, J. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015, 22, 5, pp 325-337
Abstract

Nine hundred and forty six cases of travel-associated Legionnaires' disease were reported to the European Surveillance Scheme for Travel Associated Legionnaires' Disease (EWGLINET) with onset during 2007; 890 were confirmed and 56 were presumptive. Twenty eight cases died, giving a case fatality...

Author(s)
Joseph, C. A.; Yadav, R.; Ricketts, K. D.
Publisher
Eurosurveillance, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Eurosurveillance, 2009, 14, 18, pp 19196
Abstract

Travel associated Legionnaires' disease represents a significant cause of travel associated respiratory tract infections and impacts disproportionately on otherwise healthy individuals as a consequence of their travel abroad or within their own country. Because of the propensity of these bacteria...

Author(s)
Guyard, C.; Low, D. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2011, 9, 4, pp 176-186
Abstract

This article describes various communicable (gastrointestinal diseases, influenza and other respiratory infections, legionellosis) and non-communicable diseases associated with cruise ship voyages. Precautionary measures for cruise ship passengers and crew members are given.

Publisher
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2007, 82, 34, pp 305-308
Abstract

This report describes the clinical characteristics of 8 cases of cruise ship-associated Legionnaires' disease reported between November 2003 and May 2004 in USA. These cases (aged 23-76 years; mean, 55.8 years) were among the passengers who had been aboard 5 different cruise ships and associated...

Author(s)
Joseph, C.; Wijngaarden, J. van; Mshar, P.; Oravetz, C.; Fix, A. M.; Genese, C. A.; Johnson, G. S.; Kacica, M.; Weant, B.; Jenkins, P.; Baker, N.; Forney, D.; Ames, J.; Vaughan, G.; Schnoor, J.; Kim, D.; Guerra, M.; Fields, B.; Moore, M.; Newbern, C.; Thigpen, M.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2005, 54, 45, pp 1153-1155
Abstract

A sporadic case of Legionnaires' disease was linked to travel on a cruise ship. The ship commenced the cruise in the spring of 1998, going south to the Western Mediterranean and the Canary Islands and north to the Norwegian fjords. Investigation identified two further cases of Legionnaires' Disease ...

Author(s)
Regan, C. M.; McCann, B.; Syed, Q.; Christie, P.; Joseph, C.; Colligan, J.; McGaffin, A.
Publisher
Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS), London, UK
Citation
Communicable Disease and Public Health, 2003, 6, 2, pp 152-156
Abstract

Background: In the last years, international traffic volume has significantly increased, raising the risk for acquisition of infectious diseases. Among travel-associated infections, increased incidence of legionellosis has been reported among travellers. Aim of our study was: to describe the...

Author(s)
Azara, A.; Piana, A.; Sotgiu, G.; Dettori, M.; Deriu, M. G.; Masia, M. D.; Are, B. M.; Muresu, E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2006, 6, 100, pp (18 April 2006)

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