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  1. Melioidosis is an infection caused by a facultative intracellular Gram-negative bacterium, Burkholderia pseudomallei. It can present as septicemia, localized infection with/without septicemia, asymptomatic infect...

    Authors: A. K. T. M. Karunarathna, S. A. Mendis, W. P. D. P. Perera, Geethika Patabendige, A. S. Pallewatte and Aruna Kulatunga

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:12

    Content type: Case report

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  2. Recognizing that crowded, high-traffic airports and airplanes have been implicated in respiratory disease transmission, we partnered with administrators of Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) in conduct...

    Authors: Emily S. Bailey, Jessica Y. Choi, Juliana Zemke, Myagmarsukh Yondon and Gregory C. Gray

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:11

    Content type: Short report

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  3. Scrub typhus is a neglected vector-borne zoonosis causing life-threatening illnesses, endemic in the Asian-Pacific region and, as recently discovered, in southern Chile. Scrub typhus is rarely reported in trav...

    Authors: Thomas Weitzel, Mabel Aylwin, Constanza Martínez-Valdebenito, Ju Jiang, Jose Manuel Munita, Luis Thompson, Katia Abarca and Allen L. Richards

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:10

    Content type: Case report

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  4. The national treatment guidelines of Nepal have adopted Artemisinin Combination Therapies (ACTs) for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria since 2004. Emergence of Artemisinin resistance in the Gre...

    Authors: Prakash Ghimire, Komal Raj Rijal, Chandramani Kafle, Balman Singh Karki, Nihal Singh, Leonard Ortega, Garib Das Thakur and Bipin Adhikari

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  5. According to the Ethiopian national malaria indicator survey of 2015, the highest burden of Plasmodia infection resided among the school-age children. Even though several studies revealed various determinant f...

    Authors: Tadesse Hailu, Megbaru Alemu, Wondemagegn Mulu and Bayeh Abera

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. Leishmaniasis is a neglected parasitic disease caused by Leishmania spp., which is not endemic in Cuba. However, several factors (such as human activities, climate changes, and tourism) have led to an increase in...

    Authors: Ana M. Montalvo, Jorge Fraga, Orestes Blanco, Daniel González, Lianet Monzote, Lynn Soong and Virginia Capó

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:7

    Content type: Research

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  7. Understanding of the land use and malaria transmission among farming communities in Tanzania is of great significance. Water resource development projects, deforestation, wetland cultivation, and land use chan...

    Authors: Phillipo Paul, Richard Y. M. Kangalawe and Leonard E. G. Mboera

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. The emergence of MDR-TB remained a major public health threat particularly in developing countries. With increased prevalence and complexity of treatment, the burden of MDR-TB challenged the country. It is of ...

    Authors: Tadele Girum, Ebrahim Muktar, Kifle Lentiro, Habtamu Wondiye and Misgun Shewangizaw

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:5

    Content type: Review

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  9. Soil-transmitted helminths and Schistosoma mansoni infections are the major causes of morbidity and mortality in Sub-Saharan countries. The highest burden of the disease resides in school-age children. Poor water...

    Authors: Tadesse Hailu, Megbaru Alemu, Bayeh Abera, Wondemagegn Mulu, Endalew Yizengaw, Ashenafi Genanew and Fetlework Bereded

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. Urinary Schistosomiasis and malaria are endemic in Sub-Saharan Africa. There are public health concerns and implications of these parasites. This study sought to assess the prevalence of malaria, urinary schis...

    Authors: Ruth Nyarko, Kwasi Torpey and Augustine Ankomah

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. Following emergence of Zika virus in the Americas, a devastating new congenital syndrome has been documented, leading to significant morbidity among Zika-infected fetuses and neonates.

    Authors: Kevin L. Schwartz, Tiffany Chan, Nanky Rai, Kellie E. Murphy, Wendy Whittle, Michael A. Drebot, Jonathan Gubbay and Andrea K. Boggild

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:2

    Content type: Case report

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  12. Leprosy is a potentially debilitating disease of the skin and nerves that requires a complex management approach consisting of laboratory monitoring, screening for factors that will adversely affect outcome wi...

    Authors: Cara MacRae, Swana Kopalakrishnan, Lena Faust, Michael Klowak, Adrienne Showler, Stefanie A. Klowak and Andrea K. Boggild

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2018 4:1

    Content type: Research

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  13. Globally malaria remains one of the most severe public health problems resulting in massive morbidity particularly in developing countries. Ethiopia as one of the sub-Saharan country it is highly endemic to ma...

    Authors: Tadele Girum, Gebremariam Hailemikael and Asegedech Wondimu

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2017 3:17

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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

    Content type: Research

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  15. 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

    Content type: Review

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  16. 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

    Content type: Research

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  17. 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

    Content type: Research

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  18. 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

    Content type: Review

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  19. 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

    Content type: Research

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  20. 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

    Content type: Review

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  21. 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

    Content type: Review

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  22. 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

    Content type: Commentary

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  23. 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

    Content type: Review

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  24. 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

    Content type: Review

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  25. 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

    Content type: Research

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  26. 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

    Content type: Review

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  27. 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

    Content type: Review

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  28. 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

    Content type: Review

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  29. 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

    Content type: Research

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  30. 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

    Content type: Case study

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  31. 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

    Content type: Review

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  32. 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

    Content type: Short Report

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  33. 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

    Content type: Research

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  34. Though the burden of malaria is declining, challenges in control continue globally, regionally and nationally as the transmission of malaria is dynamic and determinants differ by place and time, and across pop...

    Authors: Gidie Woju Debo and Dejene Hailu Kassa

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:16

    Content type: Research

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  35. Human dengue virus infection without mosquito vector has been reported to occur as a result of mucocutaneous transmission, needlestick in patient care and laboratory accident, blood transfusion, bone marrow tr...

    Authors: Lin H. Chen and Mary Elizabeth Wilson

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:15

    Content type: Commentary

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  36. There is a wide range in prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and HBV immunization programs between different regions. Hepatitis B is a vaccine preventable disease yet is still endemic in the majori...

    Authors: Kittiyod Poovorawan, Ngamphol Soonthornworasiri, Patiwat Sa-angchai, Chayasin Mansanguan and Watcharapong Piyaphanee

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:14

    Content type: Review

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  37. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness in the world. It is commonly found in cultural groups with poor hygiene. Trachoma control includes Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness and Environmental ...

    Authors: Doris W. Njomo, Jefitha Karimurio, Gladys O. Odhiambo, Mukiri Mukuria, Ernest B. Wanyama, Hillary K. Rono and Micheal Gichangi

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:13

    Content type: Research

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  38. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a growing public health threat around the world and is not well characterized in the developing setting. Specifically, there is a lack of information regarding nasal colonizat...

    Authors: Joan Neyra, Michael Ellis, Claudio Rocha, Juan Silvera, Moisés Apolaya, Maruja Bernal, Rina Meza, Enrique Canal, Yocelinda Meza and David Blazes

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:12

    Content type: Research

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  39. The battle between man and malaria has continued for thousands of years. Antimalarial drugs are essential weapons to fight the disease, but their efficacy is threatened by drug resistance which continues to em...

    Authors: Borimas Hanboonkunupakarn and Nicholas J. White

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:10

    Content type: Review

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  40. Health problems among travelers in developing countries are not uncommon. Little is known about the occurrence of health problems and their impacts among backpackers in Thailand. The objective of this study wa...

    Authors: Chayasin Mansanguan, Wasin Matsee, Peyawadee Petchprapakorn, Nujareenart Kuhakasemsin, Niracha Chinnarat, Jutarmas Olanwijitwong and Watcharapong Piyaphanee

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:9

    Content type: Research

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  41. Dengue fever is a rapidly emerging infection throughout the tropics and subtropics with extensive public health burden. Adequate training of healthcare providers is crucial to reducing infection incidence thro...

    Authors: Andrew S. Handel, Efraín Beltrán Ayala, Mercy J. Borbor-Cordova, Abigail G. Fessler, Julia L. Finkelstein, Roberto Xavier Robalino Espinoza, Sadie J. Ryan and Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra

    Citation: Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines 2016 2:8

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Short report

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