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  1. Content type: Research

    Disease and non-battle injury (DNBI) are a leading cause of morbidity in deployments and can compromise operational mission performance. No study to date has examined DNBI incidence and impact aboard humanitar...

    Authors: Andy Chern, Andrea McCoy, Tracy Brannock, Gregory J. Martin, William T. Scouten, Chad K. Porter and Mark S. Riddle

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:7

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  2. Content type: Short report

    International travel continues to increase in frequency. Health care providers need a wide understanding of the spectrum of travel related diseases and their management. This retrospective study analyses the d...

    Authors: Petra Zimmermann, Konrad Mühlethaler, Hansjakob Furrer and Cornelia Staehelin

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:6

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  3. Content type: Research

    Trachoma continues to be hyperendemic in many rural areas of Ethiopia. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of active trachoma among children in Gazegibela district...

    Authors: Zelalem Alamrew Anteneh and Wubante Yalew Getu

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:5

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    Prior studies have shown an increase in multidrug-resistant (MDR) E. coli colonization from two percent in U.S.-based to 11 % in deployed, healthy military personnel. It is unclear if colonization with MDR organi...

    Authors: Dana M. Blyth, Katrin Mende, Ashley M. Maranich, Miriam L. Beckius, Kristie A. Harnisch, Crystal A. Rosemann, Wendy C. Zera, Clinton K. Murray and Kevin S. Akers

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:4

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  5. Content type: Short report

    In recent years, a new pattern of schistosomiasis transmission has been described which is related to recreational activities associated with rural or ecological tourism and migratory flows and accompanying ch...

    Authors: Felipe Leão Gomes Murta, Cristiano Lara Massara, Joyce Favacho Cardoso Nogueira, Omar dos Santos Carvalho, Cristiane Lafetá Furtado de Mendonça, Viviane Aparecida Oliveira Pinheiro and Martin Johannes Enk

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:3

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  6. Content type: Research

    Increased co-morbidities and physiological changes mean older patients may be at higher risk of adverse outcomes from certain imported illnesses. One of the most commonly diagnosed imported infections in retur...

    Authors: N Allen, C Bergin and SP Kennelly

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

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  7. Content type: Review

    Noroviruses are the leading cause of acute gastroenteritis in the United States and are responsible for at least 50 % of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks occurring worldwide each year. In addition, noroviruses ...

    Authors: Mark P. Simons, Brian L. Pike, Christine E. Hulseberg, Michael G. Prouty and Brett E. Swierczewski

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:1

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  8. Content type: Research

    Tungiasis is a parasitic skin disease brought about by female Tunga penetrans when they burrow into the skin of their hosts. It is a disease that has largely been ignored. Epidemiology of tungiasis has not been w...

    Authors: Jamleck N. Mwangi, Hastings S. Ozwara and Michael M. Gicheru

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:13

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  9. Content type: Review

    The burden of tuberculosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is enormous worldwide. CVD rates are rapidly increasing in low- and middle-income countries. Public health programs have been challenged with the ove...

    Authors: Moises A. Huaman, David Henson, Eduardo Ticona, Timothy R. Sterling and Beth A. Garvy

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:10

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  10. Content type: Research

    Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) continues to be a burden to the Egyptian population and its economy. Despite all efforts, the prevalence of infection continues to be one of the highest in the world. The high national ...

    Authors: Isabelle A. Nakhla, John W. Sanders, Emad W. Mohareb, Sahar Samy, Michael T. Cosby, Manal M. Mostafa, Mark S. Riddle and Robert W. Frenck Jr.

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:9

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  11. Content type: Research

    At present, only microscopic examination of stained thick and thin blood smears for malaria can differentiate clinically relevant asexual parasitemia from clinically irrelevant isolated gametocytemia. Microsco...

    Authors: Rachel Lau, Melissa Phuong, Filip Ralevski and Andrea K. Boggild

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:8

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Infectious diseases are a leading cause of morbidity among travelers to resource-limited regions and primary prevention is a cornerstone to risk reduction. Chemoprophylaxis has been successfully utilized for s...

    Authors: Chad K. Porter, Kristen Felicione, David R. Tribble, Adam W. Armstrong, Manal Mostafa and Mark S. Riddle

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:7

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  13. Content type: Review

    Africa has the unenviable challenge of dealing with a double burden of disease: infectious diseases (IDs) such as HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis are high while non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are rapidly rising in...

    Authors: Nasheeta Peer

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:6

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  14. Content type: Research

    Emerging antibiotic resistance amongst clinically significant bacteria is a public health issue of increasing significance worldwide, but it is relatively uncharacterized in Cambodia. In this study we performe...

    Authors: Boren Hout, Chamroeun Oum, Putheavy Men, Vanvathanak Vanny, Chonthida Supaprom, Vireak Heang, Agus Rachmat, Michael Prouty, Steven Newell, Dustin Harrison, Saqib Noor, James Gollogly, Ly Tho, Yong June Kim and Gavin Ford

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:4

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  15. Content type: Research

    Infectious travelers’ diarrhea (TD) is a well-appreciated problem among service members serving abroad, particularly where infrastructure is limited due to ongoing combat operations, and efforts at sanitation ...

    Authors: John W. Downs, Shannon D. Putnam, David M. Rockabrand, Gamal El Okla, Manal Mostafa, Marshal R. Monteville, Louis E. Antosek, James Herbst, David R. Tribble, Mark S. Riddle and John W. Sanders

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:2

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  16. Content type: Research

    Post-infectious irritable bowel syndrome (PI-IBS) due to traveler’s diarrhea is the second most common illness seen in post-travel clinics, yet its optimal management remains unknown. We performed a systematic...

    Authors: Emma Torbicki, Justin Oh, Sharmistha Mishra, Andrea V. Page and Andrea K. Boggild

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:1

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  17. Content type: Research

    An estimated 30-60 % of travelers experience an illness while traveling. The incidence of travel-related illness can be reduced by preventive measures such as those provided by the Traveler Health Clinic (THC)...

    Authors: Ibrahim Shady, Mohammed Gaafer and Lamiaa Bassiony

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2015 1:3

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