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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624508/epidemiological-profile-of-cutaneous-larva-migrans-in-travelers-returning-to-france-between-2003-and-2015
#1
Doudou Sow, Ferelaha Soro, Emilie Javelle, Fabrice Simon, Philippe Parola, Philippe Gautret
BACKGROUND: Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM) is caused by the penetration and migration of canine or feline hookworm larvae into the skin, and frequently affects travelers from high-income countries returning from tropical and sub-tropical areas. Unfortunately, this pathology is neglected due to poor understanding among both physicians and travelers. This study describes the profile of cases reported in Marseille, France. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective study was performed in two specialized hospitals between 2003 and 2015...
June 15, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28624509/travellers-malaria-horizons-202x
#2
EDITORIAL
Patricia Schlagenhauf, Eskild Petersen, Martin P Grobusch
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 14, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28619480/online-resources-for-malaria-in-travellers
#3
Jane Chiodini
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 12, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28583804/refugees-and-antimicrobial-resistance-response
#4
LETTER
Moataz Abd El Ghany, Grant A Hill-Cawthorne
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
June 3, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28576666/itching-for-a-diagnosis-a-travel-medicine-perspective-on-delusional-infestation
#5
Senan Maher, Brian Hallahan, Gerard Flaherty
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 31, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28591658/cutaneous-leishmaniasis-in-immigrant-workers-returning-to-bangladesh-an-emerging-problem
#6
LETTER
Ariful Basher, Proggananda Nath, Tonmoy Dey, Abdullah Abu Sayeed, M Abul Faiz, Fazle Rabbi Chowdhury
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 30, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28554853/severe-plasmodium-falciparum-malaria-in-the-intensive-care-unit-a-6-year-experience-in-milano-italy
#7
Spinello Antinori, Alberto Corona, Antonio Castelli, Roberto Rech, Beatrice Borghi, Claudia Giannotti, Riccardo Colombo, Tommaso Fossali, Elisabetta Ballone, Caterina Minari, Andrea Perotti, Paola Bergomi, Laura Galimberti, Laura Milazzo, Davide Ricaboni, Daniele Scorza, Romualdo Grande, Francesco Genderini, Marco Ieri, Ferdinando Raimondi, Emanuele Catena, Massimo Galli, Mario Corbellino
BACKGROUND: Severe imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a potentially life-threatening disease with a reported mortality rate of 4-10% when patients are admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. METHODS: To retrospectively review the clinical aspects, the value of severity predictive scores and the management of patients with severe P. falciparum malaria admitted to an ICU in Milano, Italy between January 2010 and December 2015. RESULTS: Twelve patients were included: seven were male and five female with a median age of 43 years...
May 26, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28545976/the-last-major-outbreak-of-smallpox-yugoslavia-1972-a-reminder
#8
LETTER
Milena Ilic, Irena Ilic
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 22, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28536066/refugees-and-antimicrobial-resistance
#9
LETTER
Claudia Reinheimer, Volkhard A J Kempf
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 17, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28501613/naegleria-fowleri-infections
#10
LETTER
W Matthew Linam, Jennifer R Cope
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 10, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495355/tafenoquine-is-not-neurotoxic-following-supertherapeutic-dosing-in-rats
#11
Geoffrey S Dow, Tracey Brown, Mark Reid, Bryan Smith, Stephen Toovey
BACKGROUND: Tafenoquine is a new drug for malaria prevention. The goal of the present work was to conduct a specific neurobehavioral study in rats with histopathological assessment of the brain. METHODS: The clinical, hematological, behavioral, motor activity, and neurohistopathologic changes induced by different dose levels of tafenoquine were evaluated following single super-therapeutic dose administration. Toxicokinetic data were generated to allow extrapolation to clinical exposures...
May 8, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28495354/tafenoquine-for-malaria-prophylaxis-in-adults-an-integrated-safety-analysis
#12
Anne Novitt-Moreno, Janet Ransom, Geoffrey Dow, Bryan Smith, Lisa Thomas Read, Stephen Toovey
BACKGROUND: Tafenoquine is a new prophylactic antimalarial drug. The current analysis presents an integrated safety assessment of the Tafenoquine Anticipated Clinical Regimen (Tafenoquine ACR) from 5 clinical trials, including 1 conducted in deployed military personnel and 4 in non-deployed residents, which also incorporated placebo and mefloquine comparator groups. METHODS: Adverse events (AEs) were coded according to the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA(®), Version 15...
May 8, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28487213/long-term-health-outcomes-among-returned-peace-corps-volunteers-after-malaria-prophylaxis-1995-2014
#13
Kathrine R Tan, Susan J Henderson, John Williamson, Rennie W Ferguson, Thomas M Wilkinson, Paul Jung, Paul M Arguin
BACKGROUND: A primary reason for non-adherence to malaria chemoprophylaxis is fear of latent side effects. We examined latent effects of malaria chemoprophylaxis among Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs). METHODS: During July 18-September 16, 2016, RPCVs who served during 1995-2014 with an e-mail address in Peace Corps' RPCV database were invited to take an internet-based survey on malaria prophylaxis and medical diagnoses. "Good adherence" meant taking prophylaxis "as prescribed" or "most of the time...
May 6, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28487212/mapping-the-ecoepidemiology-of-zika-virus-infection-in-urban-and-rural-areas-of-pereira-risaralda-colombia-2015-2016-implications-for-public-health-and-travel-medicine
#14
Alfonso J Rodriguez-Morales, Pablo Ruiz, Javier Tabares, Carlos Augusto Ossa, Maria Camila Yepes-Echeverry, Valeria Ramirez-Jaramillo, Maria Leonor Galindo-Marquez, Carlos Julian García-Loaiza, Juan Alejandro Sabogal-Roman, Esteban Parra-Valencia, Guillermo J Lagos-Grisales, Carlos O Lozada-Riascos, Cornelis A de Pijper, Martin P Grobusch
OBJECTIVE: Geographical information systems (GIS) have been demonstrated earlier to be of great use to inform public health action against vector-borne infectious diseases. METHODS: Using surveillance data on the ongoing ZIKV outbreak from Pereira, Colombia (2015-2016), we estimated incidence rates (cases/100,000 population), and developed maps correlating with the ecoepidemiology of the area. RESULTS: Up to October 8, 2016, 439 cases of ZIKV were reported in Pereira (93 cases/100,000 pop...
May 6, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28478336/neuropsychological-long-term-sequelae-of-ebola-virus-disease-survivors-a-systematic-review
#15
REVIEW
Felix Lötsch, Jenny Schnyder, Abraham Goorhuis, Martin P Grobusch
BACKGROUND: The recent West African Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak had catastrophic impact on populations, health care systems and economies of the affected countries. Somatic symptoms have been reported to persist long beyond the acute infection. This review was conducted to provide an overview on neuro- and socio-psychological long-term sequelae of EVD survivors. METHODS: Utilizing Pubmed and PsycInfo databases, a systematic review prepared according to PRISMA guidelines...
May 4, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28478337/neurocysticercosis-a-case-study-of-a-mongolian-traveler-who-visited-china-and-india-with-an-updated-review-in-asia
#16
Anu Davaasuren, Abmed Davaajav, Baigalmaa Ukhnaa, Altantsetseg Purvee, Saraa Unurkhaan, Amartuvshin Luvsan, Jenae E Logan, Akira Ito
BACKGROUND: Neurocysticercosis (NCC) of Taenia solium has never been reported in Mongolia. A Mongolian traveler who visited China and India presented with epileptic seizures after his return to Mongolia. Magnetic resonance imaging showed multiple ring enhancing lesions with edema surrounding several lesions in his brain that were initially diagnosed to be viral encephalitis or NCC. METHODS: Serology for cysticercosis using diagnostic antigens partially purified by cation-exchange chromatography and chimeric recombinant antigens and DNA analysis of a proglottid found in the patient's stool were applied for differential diagnosis...
May 3, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28478335/screening-and-infectious-diseases-of-new-migrants-in-france-a-retrospective-cross-sectional-study
#17
LETTER
Delphine Douillet, Rafaël Mahieu, Maud Delori, Emmanuel Baudry, Karolina Griffiths, Pierre-Marie Roy, Yves-Marie Vandamme
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 3, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28465184/comparing-imported-malaria-in-adults-and-children-presenting-to-an-italian-teaching-hospital-a-10-year-retrospective-study
#18
Dora Luise, Daniele Donà, Federica Visentin, Giulia Marini, Carlo Giaquinto, Annamaria Cattelan
BACKGROUND: Malaria is not endemic in Italy, but it still represents an important threat to the travelers' health. With this study we wanted to compare the characteristics of imported malaria between adults and children. METHOD: This retrospective observational study includes all patients admitted to the Infectious Diseases Unit and in the Pediatric Department of Padua (Italy), and discharged with a diagnosis of malaria from 2005 to 2015. The variables considered are epidemiological and clinical...
April 29, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28456684/trend-analysis-of-imported-malaria-in-london-observational-study-2000-to-2014
#19
Eleanor Rees, Maria Saavedra-Campos, Martine Usdin, Charlotte Anderson, Joanne Freedman, Jane De Burgh, Hilary Kirkbride, Peter Chiodini, Valerie Smith, Marie Blaze, Christopher J M Whitty, Sooria Balasegaram
BACKGROUND: We describe trends of malaria in London (2000-2014) in order to identify preventive opportunities and we estimated the cost of malaria admissions (2009/2010-2014/2015). METHODS: We identified all cases of malaria, resident in London, reported to the reference laboratory and obtained hospital admissions from Hospital Episode Statistics. RESULTS: The rate of malaria decreased (19.4[2001]-9.1[2014] per 100,000). Males were over-represented (62%)...
April 26, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28450186/rational-malaria-chemoprophylaxis-the-position-of-primaquine
#20
EDITORIAL
J Kevin Baird
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 24, 2017: Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease
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