Travel medicine: Emerging pathogens and new recommendations, Part 1

Pavani Reddy*, Teresa R Zembower

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Most travelers to Third World countries encounter health-related problems during their stay and may require medical attention on returning home. Although malaria is still the most common diagnosis among travelers to the developing world, several other infectious diseases, such as avian influenza, novel H1N1 (swine) influenza, and multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, are growing in importance. Clinicians need to stay informed about travel requirements and vaccine recommendations for US citizens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalConsultant
Volume49
Issue number9
StatePublished - Aug 31 2009

Keywords

  • Avian influenza
  • Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis
  • Novel h1n1 (swine) influenza

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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