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  1. Content type: Research

    In Kenya, the National School-Based Deworming Programme (NSBDP) for soil-transmitted helminthes and schistosomiasis in prioritized areas has been going on since the year 2012. By the year 2013 over 6 million S...

    Authors: D. W. Njomo, J. Masaku, F. Mwende, G. Odhiambo, R. Musuva, E. Matey, I. G. Thuita and J. H. Kihara

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:15

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  2. Content type: Review

    The epidemiology of Japanese Encephalitis and risk to the traveler has changed and continues to evolve. The spread of Japanese Encephalitis virus into new environments, changes in agricultural practice and ani...

    Authors: Bradley Connor and William B. Bunn

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:14

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  3. Content type: Research

    The Absolute cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk evaluation using multivariable CVD risk models is increasingly advocated in people with HIV, in whom existing models remain largely untested. We assessed the agre...

    Authors: Steve Raoul Noumegni, Vicky Jocelyne Moor Ama, Felix K. Assah, Jean Joel Bigna, Jobert Richie Nansseu, Jenny Arielle M. Kameni, Jean-Claude Katte, Mesmin Y. Dehayem, Andre Pascal Kengne and Eugene Sobngwi

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:12

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  4. Content type: Research

    Campylobacter continues to be an important cause of diarrheal disease worldwide and a leading cause in Southeast Asia. Studies of US soldiers and marines deployed to Thailand for a 2 to 3 week field exercise p...

    Authors: Carl J. Mason, Siriporn Sornsakrin, Jessica C. Seidman, Apichai Srijan, Oralak Serichantalergs, Nucharee Thongsen, Michael W. Ellis, Viseth Ngauy, Brett E. Swierczewski and Ladaporn Bodhidatta

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:13

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  5. Content type: Review

    International travel to the developing world is becoming more common in elderly patients (defined here as individuals greater than 65 years old). When providing pre-travel counseling, providers must appreciate...

    Authors: Tida K. Lee, Jack N. Hutter, Jennifer Masel, Christie Joya and Timothy J. Whitman

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:10

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  6. Content type: Research

    Efforts in search of lasting malaria vaccine have led to the development of transgenic rodent malaria parasites. As a result, wild type Plasmodium berghei ANKA (WTPbA) has recently been transformed to express mou...

    Authors: Ebenezer Taylor, Faith Onditi, Naomi Maina and Hastings Ozwara

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:11

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  7. Content type: Review

    Travelers’ diarrhea is a common malady afflicting up to 50% of travelers after a 2-week travel period. An appreciable percentage of these cases will become persistent or chronic. We summarized the published li...

    Authors: Christopher A. Duplessis, Ramiro L. Gutierrez and Chad K. Porter

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:9

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  8. Content type: Review

    The global sanitation divide is narrowing. However, in many countries in Asia and Africa, the gap between rural and urban sanitation coverage is rather widening. Moreover, there is an increase in the burden of...

    Authors: Shiva Raj Mishra, Meghnath Dhimal, Parash Mani Bhandari and Bipin Adhikari

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:8

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  9. Content type: Commentary

    Malaria poses an exceptionally complex problem for providers of travel medicine services. Perceived high risk of exposure during travel typically prompts prescribing protective antimalarial drugs. Suppressive ...

    Authors: J. Kevin Baird

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:7

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  10. Content type: Review

    Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) sets several challenges for the development of a preventative HIV vaccine. Predictable, protective natural immunity against HIV does not occur and so unlike most other diseas...

    Authors: D. M. Brett-Major, T. A. Crowell and N. L. Michael

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:6

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  11. Content type: Review

    An organism’s immune response to a vaccine is dependent on a number of factors, including the site of immunization. While muscle is the most common site for vaccine administration, other sites, including the s...

    Authors: Todd A. Ponzio and John W. Sanders

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:4

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  12. Content type: Research

    Salmonella has significant public health implications causing food borne and zoonotic diseases in humans. Treatment of infections due to Salmonella is becoming difficult due to emergen...

    Authors: Diana Nyabundi, Nyamongo Onkoba, Rinter Kimathi, Atunga Nyachieo, Gerald Juma, Peter Kinyanjui and Joseph Kamau

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:2

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  13. Content type: Review

    The prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV has resulted in reduced burden of pediatric HIV-infection, but the prevalence of maternal HIV infection remains high in sub-Saharan African countries. HIV-...

    Authors: Ziyaad Dangor, Marta C. Nunes, Gaurav Kwatra, Sanjay G. Lala and Shabir A. Madhi

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:1

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  14. Content type: Review

    Pertussis incidence is rising in almost every country where acellular pertussis (aP) vaccines have been introduced, and is occurring across all age groups from infancy to adulthood. The key question is why? Wh...

    Authors: Rotem Lapidot and Christopher J. Gill

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:26

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  15. Content type: Review

    The HIV pandemic persists globally and travelers are at risk for infection by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). While HIV-focused guidelines delineate risk stratification and mitigation strategies for pe...

    Authors: D. M. Brett-Major, P. T. Scott, T. A. Crowell, C. S. Polyak, K. Modjarrad, M. L. Robb and D. L. Blazes

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:25

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  16. Content type: Research

    Soil transmitted helminthes (STH) are significant health problems among school-age children. In Kenya’s coastal region, the prevalence among pre-school age children (PSAC) ranges from 27.8 to 66.7 %. Whereas s...

    Authors: D. W. Njomo, J. Masaku, G. Odhiambo, R. Musuva, F. Mwende, E. Matey, I. G. Thuita and J. H. Kihara

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:24

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  17. Content type: Case study

    Rabies is a fatal disease, claiming the lives of around 59,000 people annually worldwide. It is considered a neglected and underreported disease leading to inadequate support from governments. Apart from dog v...

    Authors: Danellie Joy O. Medina, Sarah I. Jayme, Anna Charinna B. Amparo, Rubina O. Cresencio, Emelinda L. Lopez, Mario S. Baquilod, Leda M. Hernandez, Ernesto E. S. Villalon III and Louis D. Nel

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:22

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  18. Content type: Review

    World Rabies Day was set up in 2007 to raise global awareness about rabies, to provide information on how to prevent the disease in at-risk communities and support advocacy for increased efforts in rabies cont...

    Authors: Deepashree Balaram, Louise H. Taylor, Kim A.S. Doyle, Elizabeth Davidson and Louis H. Nel

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:19

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  19. Content type: Short Report

    To provide a miniature review of recent literature surrounding a brief history of syphilis, to discuss the recently increasing incidence of syphilis, to discuss recent United State Preventative Service Task Fo...

    Authors: Wesley G. Willeford and Laura H. Bachmann

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:20

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  20. Content type: Research

    The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection usually infects persons in the reproductive age group (15–49 years), but elderly people are also susceptible. Many people in sub-Saharan Africa including Ghana ...

    Authors: Andrew A. Adjei, Seth Agyemang, Francis D. Krampa, Mubarak Abdul-Rahman, Francis Ofei, Margaret Lartey, Theophilus K. Adiku, Richard K. Gyasi and Yao Tettey

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:18

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