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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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