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  1. Leishmaniasis is a vector-borne disease caused by several species from genus Leishmania. An increase in the number of cases related to human movement has been informed in the last years. Due to the increase of su...

    Authors: Lianet Monzote, Daniel González, Orestes Blanco, Jorge Fraga, Virginia Capó, Alberto Herrera and Ana Margarita Montalvo
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:15
  2. The Kenya Breaking Transmission Strategy for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) from 2019 to 2023 intensifies advocacy, coordination, and partnerships. The purpose of this study was to explore views and experie...

    Authors: Lydiah W. Kibe, Bridget W. Kimani, Collins Okoyo, Wyckliff P. Omondi, Hadley M. Sultani and Doris W. Njomo
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:16
  3. The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are endemic in several Arab countries. The purpose of the current study was to assess the contribution of researchers in Arab countries to the knowledge base on NTDs usin...

    Authors: Waleed M. Sweileh
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:14
  4. Travel medicine focuses primarily on pre-travel preventive care and the conditions and diseases acquired during or after travel. There is a paucity of validated tools to assess the knowledge, attitude and prac...

    Authors: Arvind Kumar, Anand Rajendran, Mohd Usman, Jatin Ahuja, Sameer Samad, Ankit Mittal, Prerna Garg, Upendra Baitha, Piyush Ranjan and Naveet Wig
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:13
  5. Since the COVID-19 outbreak, millions of people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 around the world. An area of epidemiological relevance is Latin America, tropical regions, due to the distribution of endemic ...

    Authors: Tomás Acosta-Pérez, Tomás Rodríguez-Yánez, Amilkar Almanza-Hurtado, María Cristina Martínez-Ávila and Carmelo Dueñas-Castell
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:12
  6. Expatriates working in low-and middle-income countries have unique health problems. Migration leads not only to an increase in individual health risk but also a risk of global impact, such as pandemics. Expatr...

    Authors: Amornphat Kitro, Thundon Ngamprasertchai and Kriengkrai Srithanaviboonchai
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:11
  7. The main elements of effective vaccine cold chain management at the immunization service delivery point are well-trained vaccine cold chain handlers, vaccine storage equipment, and appropriate vaccine manageme...

    Authors: Diriba Feyisa, Fikadu Ejeta, Temesgen Aferu and Oliyad Kebede
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:10
  8. Childhood diarrhea remains a major disease burden, particularly in developing countries, and is a leading cause of death in children aged < 5 years, worldwide. Treatment of acute diarrhea now includes probioti...

    Authors: Keya Rani Lahiri, Raghvendra Singh, Mohini Apte, Mahantesh Patil, Amar Taksande, Rafael Varona, Godhuli Chatterjee, Manish Verma, Sandrine Brette and Marcos III Perez
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:9
  9. Malaria vector control programs in Sub-Saharan Africa have invested many efforts and resources in the control of eight-sibling species of Anopheles gambiae complex and An. funestus group. The behaviour of sibling...

    Authors: Eliningaya J. Kweka
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:7
  10. Many health departments and private enterprises began offering SARS-CoV-2 testing to travelers at US airports in 2020. Persons with positive SARS-CoV-2 test results who have planned upcoming travel may be subj...

    Authors: Anna Shaum, Argelia Figueroa, Danica Lee, Allison Ertl, Erin Rothney, Denise Borntrager, Emily Davenport, Reena K. Gulati and Clive M. Brown
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:8
  11. Procalcitonin is an inflammatory marker strongly associated with the presence of bacterial infection. It has been considered raised in severe malaria infection as opposed to uncomplicated malaria. There are su...

    Authors: Jean-Claude Katte, Kiya Penanje, Batakeh B. Agoons, Eric Noel Djahmeni, Sharon Mbacham-Ngwafor, Vicky Jocelyne Ama Moor, Paul Koki and Wilfred Mbacham
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:5
  12. SARS-CoV-2 is almost the most problematic virus of this century. It has caused extensive damage to various economic, social, and health aspects worldwide. Nowadays, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is the m...

    Authors: Mozhgan Seif, Mehdi Sharafi, Haleh Ghaem and Farzaneh Kasraei
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:4
  13. Schistosomiasis is still a public health issue in certain areas of developing countries (especially in sub-saharan Africa). Schistosoma haematobium is a proven carcinogenic agent that causes mainly bladder squamo...

    Authors: Boubacar Efared, Aïchatou Balaraba Abani Bako, Boubacar Idrissa, Daouda Alhousseini, Habiba Salifou Boureima, Haboubacar Chaibou Sodé and Hassan Nouhou
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:3
  14. Awareness of pre-travel consultations (PTCs) and prevention methods for overseas travel-related diseases, and the understanding of PTCs among Japanese travelers and medical professionals remains low in Japan. ...

    Authors: Kei Yamamoto, Yusuke Asai, Issaku Nakatani, Kenichi Hayashi, Hidenori Nakagawa, Koh Shinohara, Shinichiro Kanai, Michitsugu Shimatani, Masaya Yamato, Nobuyuki Shimono, Tsuyoshi Kitaura, Nobuhiro Komiya, Atsushi Nagasaka, Takahiro Mikawa, Akihiro Manabe, Takashi Matono…
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:6
  15. Currently, more than 4.5 billion doses of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines have been applied worldwide. However, some developing countries are still a long way from achieving herd immunity through vaccination. In some terr...

    Authors: Héctor Serrano-Coll, Hollman Miller, Camilo Guzmán, Ricardo Rivero, Bertha Gastelbondo, Jorge Miranda, Ketty Galeano, Jhon Montaña-Restrepo and Salim Mattar
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2022 8:2
  16. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is one of the leading causes of infectious diarrhea in children. There are no licensed vaccines against ETEC. This study aimed at characterizing Escherichia coli for ETEC e...

    Authors: Erick Kipkirui, Margaret Koech, Abigael Ombogo, Ronald Kirera, Janet Ndonye, Nancy Kipkemoi, Mary Kirui, Cliff Philip, Amanda Roth, Alexander Flynn, Elizabeth Odundo, Janeth Kombich and Ibrahim Daud
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:31
  17. Schistosomiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by mainly Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma hematobium. The disease is very common in Africa including Ethiopia. Schistosoma mansoni is a major public heal...

    Authors: Habtye Bisetegn, Tegegne Eshetu and Yonas Erkihun
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:30
  18. International travel is among the leading impactful factors of COVID-19 transmission; thus, adequate knowledge, good attitude and good preventive practices toward COVID-19 for international travelers are parti...

    Authors: Suttiporn Prapaso, Viravarn Luvira, Saranath Lawpoolsri, Archin Songthap, Watcharapong Piyaphanee, Wiwat Chancharoenthana, Sant Muangnoicharoen, Punnee Pitisuttithum and Pornthep Chanthavanich
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:29
  19. Leptospirosis diagnoses have increased in Sarawak, Malaysia in recent years.

    Authors: King-Ching Hii, Emily R. Robie, Izreena Saihidi, Antoinette Berita, Natalie A. Alarja, Leshan Xiu, James A. Merchant, Raquel A. Binder, Johnny Keh-Tun Goh, Vanina Guernier-Cambert, Diego Galán, Michael J. Gregory and Gregory C. Gray
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:32
  20. Tuberculous pleural effusion (TPE) is paucibacillary, making its diagnosis difficult based on laboratory investigations alone. We present a case of a patient with a TPE who was initially misdiagnosed to have a...

    Authors: Dharshana Thiagarajan, Daphne Ai Lin Teh, Nor Azita Ahmad Tarmidzi, Hamisah Ishak, Zamzurina Abu Bakar and Mae-Lynn Catherine Bastion
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:27
  21. Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) is a cost-effective surveillance system designed to curb the inefficiency associated with vertical (disease-specific) programs. The study determined the exis...

    Authors: Francis Idenyi Onwe, Ijeoma Nkem Okedo-Alex, Ifeyinwa Chizoba Akamike and Dorothy Ogechi Igwe-Okomiso
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:28
  22. Listeriosis, caused by Listeria spp., presents varying clinical manifestations among individuals, from moderate fecal infections such as diarrhea to severe infections such as septicemia, meningitis and abortion o...

    Authors: Osman Adamu Dufailu, Muneer Oladipupo Yaqub, James Owusu-Kwarteng and Francis Addy
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:26
  23. Snake bites remain a major medical problem in West Africa, and hemorrhagic stroke following a snakebite has emerged as a rare secondary condition. The objective of this study was to determine the neurological ...

    Authors: Alfred Anselme Dabilgou, Apoline Sondo, Alassane Dravé, Ismael Diallo, Julie Marie Adeline Kyelem, Christian Napon and Jean Kaboré
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:25
  24. With the increasing number of dengue virus infections imported into Germany, knowledge about the different phases of the disease and possible complications is essential for the treatment of patients. The virus...

    Authors: Noemi F. Freise, Björn Jensen, Verena Keitel and Tom Luedde
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:23
  25. The lack of effective treatment against the highly infectious SARS-CoV-2 has aggravated the already catastrophic global health issue. Here, in an attempt to design an efficient vaccine, a thorough immunoinform...

    Authors: Khalid Mohamed Adam
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:22
  26. Ethiopia has achieved considerable progresses in the prevention and control of malaria in the past decades; hitherto it is a formidable health concern and socio-economic impediment. This study aimed at assessi...

    Authors: Bogale Belay, Tegenu Gelana and Araya Gebresilassie
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:20
  27. Scabies is an extremely fastidious infestation caused by the Sarcoptes scabiei mite. It causes a persistent itch that can disrupt a person’s mental health, sleep, and overall quality of life. In endemic areas,...

    Authors: Giulia Rinaldi and Kholoud Porter
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:21
  28. Cutaneous leishmaniasis is endemic to Ethiopia. However, the prevention and control efforts of leishmaniasis remain unfocused with clear knowledge and practice gaps within the country. Thus, a house to house s...

    Authors: Kebede Tesfay, Fitsum Mardu, Brhane Berhe, Hadush Negash, Haftom Legese, Gebre Adhanom, Getachew Belay, Aderajew Gebrewahid, Shinesh Tesfay and Zenawi Hagos Gufue
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:19
  29. SARS-COV-2 usually presents with respiratory symptoms but can have various other manifestations and sequelae. One of the rare complications of COVID-19 infection is Reactive Arthritis. While this complication ...

    Authors: Kamyar Shokraee, Soroush Moradi, Tahereh Eftekhari, Rasoul Shajari and Maryam Masoumi
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:18
  30. There is a dearth of information on liver abscesses in the United Arab Emirates. Herein, we describe the clinical features of liver abscesses and determine their incidence rates and clinical outcomes.

    Authors: Hussam Mousa, Ghada Salameh Mohammed Al-Bluwi, Zainab Fathi Mohammed Al Drini, Huda Imam Gasmelseed, Jamal Aldeen Alkoteesh and Zahir Osman Eltahir Babiker
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:17
  31. There is some recent evidence that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) increases the risk of venous thromboembolism by creating a prothrombotic state. COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism (PE) are both associat...

    Authors: Sonia Hesam-Shariati, Poya Fatehi, Morteza Abouzaripour, Fardin Fathi, Negin Hesam-Shariati and Mohammad Bakhtiar Hesam Shariati
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:16
  32. A failure to ensure racial equity in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused Black communities in Canada to disproportionately be impacted. The aim of the current study was to determine the needs and conc...

    Authors: Ranie Ahmed, Omer Jamal, Waleed Ishak, Kiran Nabi and Nida Mustafa
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:15
  33. One-half of all travellers are women; yet, there is a distinct lack of detailed travel health knowledge on topics of unique relevance to women. While there is medical advice relating to stages in the female li...

    Authors: Irmgard L. Bauer
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:14
  34. The demand for COVID-19 testing has been on the rise after many countries have eased travel restrictions for essential travel to aid their economy. Thus, we discuss our lessons learnt of the crucial points tha...

    Authors: Wasin Matsee, Phimphan Pisutsan and Watcharapong Piyaphanee
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:13
  35. To assess the impact of the social isolation index on the number of infections and deaths by COVID-19 in the state of São Paulo (Brazil).

    Authors: André de Souza Melo, Ana Iza Gomes da Penha Sobral, Marcelo Luiz Monteiro Marinho, Gisleia Benini Duarte, Amanda Aires Vieira and Marcos Felipe Falcão Sobral
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:12
  36. In the Americas, The United States of America, Canada, Mexico, and Brazil are the top vaccine producers and the countries with the leading infrastructure for biological manufacturing. The North American countr...

    Authors: Esteban Ortiz-Prado, Estefanía Espín, Jorge Vásconez, Nathalia Rodríguez-Burneo, Nikolaos C. Kyriakidis and Andrés López-Cortés
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:11
  37. Every year, tens of thousands of older Canadians travel abroad during the winter months to enjoy warmer destinations that offer social and recreational opportunities. How do these Canadians prepare to manage t...

    Authors: John Pickering, Valorie A. Crooks, Jeremy Snyder and Trudie Milner
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:10
  38. Predictions have been made that Africa would be the most vulnerable continent to the novel Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Interestingly, the spread of the disease in Africa seems to have been delayed and...

    Authors: Guy-Quesney Mateso, Marius Baguma, Pacifique Mwene-Batu, Ghislain Maheshe Balemba, Fabrice Nzabara, Samuel Makali, Aline Bedha, Bonheur Furaha, Jimmy Minani, Christian Tshongo Muhindo, Espoir Bwenge Malembaka, Mannix Imani Masimango, Tony Akilimali Shindano, Justin Cirhuza Cikomola and Kanigula Mubagwa
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:9
  39. Influenza viruses are an important cause of disease in both humans and animals, and their detection and characterization can take weeks. In this study, we sought to compare classical virology techniques with a...

    Authors: Emily S. Bailey, Xinye Wang, Mai-juan Ma, Guo-lin Wang and Gregory C. Gray
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:8
  40. Yellow Fever (YF) immunization required a single dose vaccine with boosters every 10 years. After International Health Regulation (IHR) amendment annex 7 (July 2016), it was accepted that a single dose confers...

    Authors: Iolanda Alves, Rosa Teodósio and Filomena Pereira
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:7
  41. In December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a series of pneumonia cases caused by an unknown origin, discovered in Wuhan, China. A dangerous virus called severe acute respiratory syndrome c...

    Authors: Negin Hesam-Shariati, Poya Fatehi, Fardin Fathi, Morteza Abouzaripour and Mohammad Bakhtiar Hesam Shariati
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:6
  42. Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease caused by Brucella spp., namely B. melitensis and B. abortus in humans. Culturing is the gold standard method for diagnosis; however, because Brucella is a slow-growing bacterium...

    Authors: Shahad A. Alsubaie, Shouq A. Turkistani, Alanoud A. Zeaiter and Abrar K. Thabit
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:5
  43. Schistosomiasis is a common helminthic infection in the tropics and subtropics, particularly in sub-Saharan African countries including Ethiopia. In these counties, Schistosoma mansoni infection is a significant ...

    Authors: Siraj Hussen, Demissie Assegu, Birkneh Tilahun Tadesse and Techalew Shimelis
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:4
  44. Intestinal parasites are amongst the major public health challenges facing Sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites and its associated factors among food...

    Authors: Kebrom Regassa, Kiros Tedla, Gessessew Bugssa, Gebretsadkan Gebrekirstos, Hailay Gebreyesus and Mebrahtu Teweldemedhin Shfare
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:2
  45. The quarantine period imposed to travelers in many countries due to COVID19 is a major obstacle for any traveler. Lifting the quarantine period could lead to significant improvement in people’s quality of life...

    Authors: Abdulkarim Abdulrahman, Manaf AlSabbagh, Abdulla AlAwadhi, Jaffar A. Al-Tawfiq, Ali A. Rabaan, Stephen Atkin and Manaf AlQahtani
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2021 7:1
  46. The Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) was introduced into the United States via travel from Asia and Europe, although the extent of the spread of the disease was limited in the early days of the pandemic. Consequ...

    Authors: Pooja Patel and Hans R. House
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2020 6:25
  47. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a disease caused by an obligate intracellular protozoan parasite that affects animals and humans. An estimated 3.2 million people are at risk of VL, and 3700–7400 cases occur ann...

    Authors: Addisu Gize, Addisu Workineh and Taddesse Hailu
    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2020 6:23

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