East and west, home is best? A questionnaire-based survey on mortality of Dutch travelers abroad.


:A questionnaire-based survey on the mortality of Dutch travelers abroad revealed that travel outside of Europe carried an increased mortality risk predominantly caused by fatal cardiovascular events and traffic accidents rather than fatal infections. Discussion of these items should receive a prominent place in our travel health consultation.


J Travel Med


Groenheide AC,van Genderen PJ,Overbosch D




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2011-03-01 00:00:00












  • Acute schistosomiasis in European students returning from fieldwork at Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Schistosomiasis is common in many African regions and poses a risk for travelers and the local population. So far, schistosomiasis in travelers or expatriates returning from the Tanzanian bank of Lake Tanganyika has not been reported. METHODS:We report a group of students who sought treatment with signs of ...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Steiner F,Ignatius R,Friedrich-Jaenicke B,Dieckmann S,Harms G,Poppert S,Mockenhaupt FP

    更新日期:2013-11-01 00:00:00

  • Candiru--a little fish with bad habits: need travel health professionals worry? A review.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Over the last 150 years, a little South American fish with alleged unsavory habits has become the stuff legends are made of. With growing visitor numbers to the Amazon basin, the question of whether the animal poses a threat to the many travelers to the region arises. METHODS:Scientific literature was ident...

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    pub_type: 历史文章,杂志文章,评审


    authors: Bauer IL

    更新日期:2013-03-01 00:00:00

  • Formation of edema and fluid shifts during a long-haul flight.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:More than 1.5 billion passengers travel by aircraft every year. Leg edema, as a sign of venous stasis, is a well-known problem among passengers during and after long-haul flights. Until now, no studies have been done on the development of leg edema and fluid shifts under real flight conditions. The aim of ou...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Mittermayr M,Fries D,Innerhofer P,Schobersberger B,Klingler A,Partsch H,Fischbach U,Gunga HC,Koralewski E,Kirsch K,Schobersberger W

    更新日期:2003-11-01 00:00:00

  • Seroconversion of neurocysticercosis occurring after anti-helminthic treatment.

    abstract::We report two cases of symptomatic neurocysticercosis in two migrants whose negative serology delayed appropriate treatment for 9 and 6 months, respectively. Seroconversion occurred after treatment, which was associated with paradoxical reaction in one patient. Long-term outcome was good in both patients. ...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Dournon N,Epelboin L,Brion MC,Paris L,Bricaire F,Caumes E

    更新日期:2012-12-01 00:00:00

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    abstract::Two Japanese travelers from Bali were diagnosed with murine typhus in Japan during the same period. Although one had only mild illness, the other experienced liver and kidney dysfunction. Murine typhus may be missed not only in endemic areas around the world, but also in travelers, especially those returning from mari...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Takeshita N,Imoto K,Ando S,Yanagisawa K,Ohji G,Kato Y,Sakata A,Hosokawa N,Kishimoto T

    更新日期:2010-09-01 00:00:00

  • Evidence-based risk assessment and communication: a new global dengue-risk map for travellers and clinicians.

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2016-09-13 00:00:00

  • Tolerance and immunogenicity of the simultaneous administration of virosome hepatitis A and yellow fever vaccines.

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 临床试验,杂志文章


    authors: Bovier PA,Althaus B,Glueck R,Chippaux A,Loutan L

    更新日期:1999-12-01 00:00:00

  • What Will Travel Medicine Look Like in the COVID-19 Pandemic Era?

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2020-08-28 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


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    更新日期:2012-05-01 00:00:00

  • A Cluster of Severe Reactions Following Improperly Administered Takeda Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine.

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Beecham III HJ,Pock AR,May LA,Tsai TF

    更新日期:1997-03-01 00:00:00

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    abstract:BACKGROUND:Dengue viruses have spread widely in recent decades and cause tens of millions of infections mostly in tropical and subtropical areas. Vaccine candidates are being studied aggressively and may be ready for licensure soon. METHODS:We surveyed patients with past or upcoming travel to dengue-endemic countries ...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,多中心研究


    authors: Benoit CM,MacLeod WB,Hamer DH,Sanchez-Vegas C,Chen LH,Wilson ME,Karchmer AW,Yanni E,Hochberg NS,Ooi WW,Kogelman L,Barnett ED

    更新日期:2013-11-01 00:00:00

  • A profile of travelers--an analysis from a large swiss travel clinic.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Globally, the Swiss have one of the highest proportions of the population traveling to tropical and subtropical countries. Large travel clinics serve an increasing number of customers with specific pre-travel needs including uncommon destinations and preexisting medical conditions. This study aims to identif...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bühler S,Rüegg R,Steffen R,Hatz C,Jaeger VK

    更新日期:2014-09-01 00:00:00

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    abstract:BACKGROUND:Influenza is the most common vaccine-preventable disease in travelers. It circulates year-round in the tropics, November to March in the northern hemisphere (NH), and April to October in the southern hemisphere (SH). In 2005, approximately 8.5 million US adults aged 18 years and older traveled to the Caribbe...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Strikas RA,Kozarsky PE,Reed C,Kapella BK,Freedman DO

    更新日期:2008-11-01 00:00:00

  • Travel with CPAP machines: how frequent and what are the problems?

    abstract:Background:Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome is a common condition for which continuous positive airways pressure (CPAP) is the standard treatment. The condition affects a population of which a substantial proportion will be travelling. Methods:We use a questionnaire survey of CPAP users to gain understanding regardin...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Bodington R,Johnson O,Carveth-Johnson P,Faruqi S

    更新日期:2018-01-01 00:00:00

  • Influenza B outbreak on a cruise ship off the São Paulo Coast, Brazil.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:In February 2012, crew and passengers of a cruise ship sailing off the coast of São Paulo, Brazil, were hospitalized for acute respiratory illness (ARI). A field investigation was performed to identify the disease involved and factors associated. METHODS:Information on passengers and crew with ARI was obtai...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Fernandes EG,de Souza PB,de Oliveira ME,Lima GD,Pellini AC,Ribeiro MC,Sato HK,Ribeiro AF,Yu AL

    更新日期:2014-09-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Molton JS,Low I,Choy MMJ,Aw PPK,Hibberd ML,Tambyah PA,Wilder-Smith A

    更新日期:2018-01-01 00:00:00

  • Imported dengue fever in East London: a 6-year retrospective observational study.

    abstract:Background:Dengue fever (DF) is a frequently imported arthropod-borne infection in the United Kingdom but its broad range of clinical presentations makes it potentially unrecognized by clinicians. Methods:We conducted a 6-year retrospective case note review of laboratory confirmed DF patients in East London in the per...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Riddell A,Babiker ZO

    更新日期:2017-05-01 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Christl SU,Seifert A,Seeler D

    更新日期:2009-01-01 00:00:00

  • Health advice provided to hostelers from Australia: influence of a travelers' information evening.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Little is known about the health advice provided to hostelers and the role and influence of hosteling organizations' travelers' information evenings in giving travel health advice. This study was designed to investigate these in relation to the Australian context. METHODS:In 1997, hostelers attending travel...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Leggat PA

    更新日期:2002-01-01 00:00:00

  • Remote sensing and malaria risk for military personnel in Africa.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Nonimmune travelers in malaria-endemic areas are exposed to transmission and may experience clinical malaria attacks during or after their travel despite using antivectorial devices or chemoprophylaxis. Environment plays an essential role in the epidemiology of this disease. Remote-sensed environmental infor...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Machault V,Orlandi-Pradines E,Michel R,Pagès F,Texier G,Pradines B,Fusaï T,Boutin JP,Rogier C

    更新日期:2008-07-01 00:00:00

  • Rabies Vaccine and Rabies Immunoglobulin in Cambodia: Use and Obstacles to Use.

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Tarantola A,Ly S,In S,Ong S,Peng Y,Heng N,Buchy P

    更新日期:2015-09-01 00:00:00

  • Travel-acquired scrub typhus: emphasis on the differential diagnosis, treatment, and prevention strategies.

    abstract::Scrub typhus should be considered in any febrile patient presenting with a macular rash, a polyadenopathy, an eschar, or a history of environmental exposure in endemic areas. The differential diagnosis includes malaria, typhoid fever, leptospirosis, and arboviroses. Doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 7 days should be ...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章,评审


    authors: Nachega JB,Bottieau E,Zech F,Van Gompel A

    更新日期:2007-09-01 00:00:00

  • Meningococcal Disease in Travelers: Vaccination Recommendations.

    abstract::The object of the study was to determine the incidence rate of meningococcal disease in travelers originating in industrialized countries and visiting developing countries. Subjects were intercontinental travelers with meningococcal diseases acquired from 1986 to 1989. Health authorities in 108 countries were contacte...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Koch S,Steffen R

    更新日期:1994-03-01 00:00:00

  • Neutralizing antibodies to rabies following injection of rabies immune globulin into gluteal fat or deltoid muscle.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:This experiment was carried out to determine whether there is any difference in circulating rabies antibody when rabies immune globulin is administered into fat or muscle tissue. METHODS:Blood samples were taken at 24 and 48 hours after administering 40 IU/kg body weight of purified equine rabies immune glo...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Chomchay P,Khawplod P,Wilde H

    更新日期:2000-07-01 00:00:00

  • Measles exportation from Japan to the United States, 1994 to 2006.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:Imported measles cases and outbreaks involving Japanese travelers have been reported from the United States and other countries. For the United States, Japan is the top country of origin. The aims of this study were to analyze measles exportation trends from Japan to the United States and to suggest recommen...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Takahashi H,Saito H

    更新日期:2008-03-01 00:00:00

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    abstract::Acute rheumatic fever presenting as fever in a returned traveler has not previously been described. We report one such case. ...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Catanchin A,O'Brien DP,Athan E

    更新日期:2005-11-01 00:00:00

  • Real-time incidence of travel-related symptoms through a smartphone-based app remote monitoring system: a pilot study.

    abstract::Trip Doctor®, a Smartphone-based app monitoring system, was developed to detect infections among travelers in real-time. For testing, 106 participants were recruited (62.2% male, mean age 36 years (SD = 11)). Majority of trips were for tourism and main destinations were in South East Asia. Mean travel duration was 14 ...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Rodriguez-Valero N,Carbayo MJL,Sanchez DC,Vladimirov A,Espriu M,Vera I,Roldan M,de Alba T,Sanz S,Moreno JLG,Oroz ML,Muñoz J

    更新日期:2018-01-01 00:00:00

  • Schistosomiasis and US Peace Corps volunteers in Tanzania.

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Outwater AH,Mpangala E

    更新日期:2005-09-01 00:00:00

  • Yellow fever in Asia-a risk analysis.

    abstract:BACKGROUND:There is concern about the risk of yellow fever (YF) establishment in Asia, owing to rising numbers of urban outbreaks in endemic countries and globalisation. Following an outbreak in Angola in 2016, YF cases were introduced into China. Prior to this, YF had never been recorded in Asia, despite climatic suit...

    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Daniels BC,Gaythorpe K,Imai N,Dorigatti I

    更新日期:2021-01-28 00:00:00

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    journal_title:Journal of travel medicine

    pub_type: 杂志文章


    authors: Prendki V,Grandière-Perez L,Ansart S,Fenollar F,Bricaire F,Caumes E

    更新日期:2006-05-01 00:00:00