Infections in travellers arriving from Australia

McBride, John (2008) Infections in travellers arriving from Australia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 102 (4). pp. 312-313.

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Abstract

An unwell traveller whose itinerary has included Australia may be infected with agents that are uniquely found in that country or by more cosmopolitan agents that exist there. This brief review will discuss some of the more common or important infectious disease diagnoses and discuss some features that can be elicited on examination or from the history that would be useful in directing investigation and treatment. Diseases discussed include epidemic polyarthritis, dengue fever, Murray Valley encephalitis, melioidosis, leptospirosis, Buruli ulcer, scrub typhus and spotted fever.

Item ID: 9230
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: communicable diseases; disease transmission; Arboviruses; medical topography; travel; Australia
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ISSN: 0035-9203
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2010 04:56
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110309 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920109 Infectious Diseases @ 100%
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