Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011

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  • معلومة اضافية
    • Publication Information:
      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2014.
    • Publication Date:
      2014
    • Collection:
      LCC:Medicine
      LCC:Infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Abstract:
      To understand geographic variation in travel-related illness acquired in distinct African regions, we used the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network database to analyze records for 16,893 ill travelers returning from Africa over a 14-year period. Travelers to northern Africa most commonly reported gastrointestinal illnesses and dog bites. Febrile illnesses were more common in travelers returning from sub-Saharan countries. Eleven travelers died, 9 of malaria; these deaths occurred mainly among male business travelers to sub-Saharan Africa. The profile of illness varied substantially by region: malaria predominated in travelers returning from Central and Western Africa; schistosomiasis, strongyloidiasis, and dengue from Eastern and Western Africa; and loaisis from Central Africa. There were few reports of vaccine-preventable infections, HIV infection, and tuberculosis. Geographic profiling of illness acquired during travel to Africa guides targeted pretravel advice, expedites diagnosis in ill returning travelers, and may influence destination choices in tourism.
    • File Description:
      electronic resource
    • ISSN:
      1080-6040
      1080-6059
    • Relation:
      https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/20/4/13-1128_article; https://doaj.org/toc/1080-6040; https://doaj.org/toc/1080-6059
    • Accession Number:
      10.3201/eid2004.131128
    • Rights:
      Journal Licence: CC BY
    • Accession Number:
      edsdoj.55e04d0595d4f3bb9518fee19f13e38
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      MARC MENDELSON et al. Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases, [s. l.], n. 4, p. 532, 2014. DOI 10.3201/eid2004.131128. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.55e04d0595d4f3bb9518fee19f13e38&custid=s8280428. Acesso em: 18 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Marc Mendelson, Pauline V. Han, Peter Vincent, et al. Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2014;(4):532. doi:10.3201/eid2004.131128.
    • APA:
      Marc Mendelson, Pauline V. Han, Peter Vincent, Frank von Sonnenburg, Jakob P. Cramer, Louis Loutan, … Patricia Schlagenhauf. (2014). Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases, (4), 532. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2004.131128
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Marc Mendelson, Pauline V. Han, Peter Vincent, Frank von Sonnenburg, Jakob P. Cramer, Louis Loutan, Kevin C. Kain, et al. 2014. “Regional Variation in Travel-Related Illness Acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011.” Emerging Infectious Diseases, no. 4: 532. doi:10.3201/eid2004.131128.
    • Harvard:
      Marc Mendelson et al. (2014) ‘Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011’, Emerging Infectious Diseases, (4), p. 532. doi: 10.3201/eid2004.131128.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Marc Mendelson, Pauline V. Han, Peter Vincent, Frank von Sonnenburg, Jakob P. Cramer, Louis Loutan, Kevin C. Kain, Philippe Parola, Stefan Hagmann, Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas, Mark Sotir & Patricia Schlagenhauf 2014, ‘Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011’, Emerging Infectious Diseases, no. 4, p. 532, viewed 18 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Marc Mendelson, et al. “Regional Variation in Travel-Related Illness Acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011.” Emerging Infectious Diseases, no. 4, 2014, p. 532. EBSCOhost, doi:10.3201/eid2004.131128.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Marc Mendelson, Pauline V. Han, Peter Vincent, Frank von Sonnenburg, Jakob P. Cramer, Louis Loutan, Kevin C. Kain, et al. “Regional Variation in Travel-Related Illness Acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011.” Emerging Infectious Diseases, no. 4 (2014): 532. doi:10.3201/eid2004.131128.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Marc Mendelson, Pauline V. Han, Peter Vincent, Frank von Sonnenburg, Jakob P. Cramer, Louis Loutan, et al. Regional Variation in Travel-related Illness acquired in Africa, March 1997–May 2011. Emerging Infectious Diseases [Internet]. 2014 [cited 2020 Jan 18];(4):532. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsdoj&AN=edsdoj.55e04d0595d4f3bb9518fee19f13e38&custid=s8280428