Leptospirosis: An emerging disease in travellers

Lau, Colleen, Smythe, Lee and Weinstein, Philip (2010) Leptospirosis: An emerging disease in travellers. Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 8 1: 33-39. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2009.12.002


Author Lau, Colleen
Smythe, Lee
Weinstein, Philip
Title Leptospirosis: An emerging disease in travellers
Journal name Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1477-8939
1873-0442
Publication date 2010-01
Year available 2010
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1016/j.tmaid.2009.12.002
Open Access Status
Volume 8
Issue 1
Start page 33
End page 39
Total pages 7
Place of publication Philadelphia, PA, United States
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Abstract A recent upsurge in leptospirosis in travellers has prompted the following review of the epidemiology of this infection in humans. The available data from the published literature as well as laboratory surveillance were examined to determine the possible causes of the apparent change in epidemiology.
Keyword Emerging infection
Epidemiology
Fever
Leptospirosis
Post-travel illness
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collections: Official 2011 Collection
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Created: Fri, 26 Nov 2010, 21:23:39 EST by Dr Colleen Lau on behalf of School of Public Health