Tomas Jelinek

Summary

Affiliation: Berlin Centre of Travel and Tropical Medicine
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of imported diseases as a window to travel health risks
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, Berlin 14050, Germany
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:1-13. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Importation of falciparum malaria from Thailand: should current recommendations for chemoprophylaxis be adapted?
    T Jelinek
    European Network on Imported Infectious Disease Surveillance TropNetEurop, Berlin Centre of Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 11:E060601.1. 2006
  3. pmc Therapy of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Europe: MALTHER - a prospective observational multicentre study
    Olivier Bouchaud
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, Hôpital Avicenne APHP and Université Paris 13, Bobigny, France
    Malar J 11:212. 2012
  4. doi request reprint IXIARO(®) updated: overview of clinical trials and developments with the inactivated vaccine against Japanese encephalitis
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jägerstrasse 67 69, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 12:859-69. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Artemisinin based combination therapy in travel medicine
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:23-8. 2013
  6. doi request reprint TBE--update on vaccination recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jägerstr 67, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 162:248-51. 2012
  7. pmc Malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations for immigrants to Europe, visiting relatives and friends--a Delphi method study
    Guido Calleri
    Amedeo di Savoia Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine Unit, Corso Svizzera 164, 10149 Torino, Italy
    Malar J 10:137. 2011
  8. pmc The low and declining risk of malaria in travellers to Latin America: is there still an indication for chemoprophylaxis?
    Ron H Behrens
    Travel Clinic, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market, London, WC1E 6JB, UK
    Malar J 6:114. 2007
  9. pmc Clinical features and pitfalls in the laboratory diagnosis of dengue in travellers
    Ole Wichmann
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 6:120. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Recent cases of falciparum malaria imported to Europe from Goa, India, December 2006-January 2007
    T Jelinek
    Berlin Centre of Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 12:E070111.1. 2007

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of imported diseases as a window to travel health risks
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, Berlin 14050, Germany
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:1-13. 2005
    ..Linkage of existing networks, which avoids duplication of work and fully exploits the information potential of all combined systems, should be targeted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Importation of falciparum malaria from Thailand: should current recommendations for chemoprophylaxis be adapted?
    T Jelinek
    European Network on Imported Infectious Disease Surveillance TropNetEurop, Berlin Centre of Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 11:E060601.1. 2006
  3. pmc Therapy of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Europe: MALTHER - a prospective observational multicentre study
    Olivier Bouchaud
    Infectious and Tropical Diseases Department, Hôpital Avicenne APHP and Université Paris 13, Bobigny, France
    Malar J 11:212. 2012
    ..The objective was to summarize data on treatments to harmonize and optimize treatment for uncomplicated malaria in Europe...
  4. doi request reprint IXIARO(®) updated: overview of clinical trials and developments with the inactivated vaccine against Japanese encephalitis
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jägerstrasse 67 69, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 12:859-69. 2013
    ..Since a safe and effective vaccine against Japanese encephalitis is now available, outdated guidelines and recommendations have to be revised: travelers to rural areas of Asia should generally be recommended vaccination. ..
  5. doi request reprint Artemisinin based combination therapy in travel medicine
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Travel Med Infect Dis 11:23-8. 2013
    ..Also, they are the drugs of choice for travellers who are advised to carry stand-by emergency treatment during their journey...
  6. doi request reprint TBE--update on vaccination recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jägerstr 67, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Wien Med Wochenschr 162:248-51. 2012
    ..It is noteworthy that Austria is the only country in Europe that has experienced a decrease in caseload during the last 20 years. This is almost certainly due to the very high vaccine coverage rate of 86 %...
  7. pmc Malaria chemoprophylaxis recommendations for immigrants to Europe, visiting relatives and friends--a Delphi method study
    Guido Calleri
    Amedeo di Savoia Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine Unit, Corso Svizzera 164, 10149 Torino, Italy
    Malar J 10:137. 2011
    ..Most recommendations for malaria chemoprophylaxis lack a solid evidence base, and often fail to address the cultural, social and economic needs of VFRs...
  8. pmc The low and declining risk of malaria in travellers to Latin America: is there still an indication for chemoprophylaxis?
    Ron H Behrens
    Travel Clinic, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Mortimer Market, London, WC1E 6JB, UK
    Malar J 6:114. 2007
    ..The risk of adverse events are high and the benefit of avoided benign vivax malaria is very low under current policy, which may be causing more harm than benefit...
  9. pmc Clinical features and pitfalls in the laboratory diagnosis of dengue in travellers
    Ole Wichmann
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, 14050 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Infect Dis 6:120. 2006
    ..In practice, however, often only one blood sample is available from febrile travellers returning from dengue endemic areas...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recent cases of falciparum malaria imported to Europe from Goa, India, December 2006-January 2007
    T Jelinek
    Berlin Centre of Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 12:E070111.1. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint [The illnesses of a traveler returned from the tropics: how to deal with fever or diarrhea]
    Tomas Jelinek
    Centrum für Reise und Tropenmedizin, Berlin
    MMW Fortschr Med 149:36-9. 2007
    ..Only when certain alarm symptoms are present are further measures such as the search for pathogens or chemotherapy indicated...
  12. doi request reprint Vaccination with Dukoral against travelers' diarrhea (ETEC) and cholera
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:561-7. 2008
    ..Vaccination against cholera and ETEC should be recommended for at-risk travelers, in particular those with high exposure at their travel destination or high personal risks through fluid loss...
  13. doi request reprint Japanese encephalitis vaccine in travelers
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Jägerstrasse 67 69, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 7:689-93. 2008
    ..Since a safe product will be available very soon, guidelines and recommendations will have to be reconsidered...
  14. doi request reprint Ixiaro: a new vaccine against Japanese encephalitis
    Tomas Jelinek
    Berlin Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Expert Rev Vaccines 8:1501-11. 2009
    ..With the availability of a new product, wider use of Japanese encephalitis vaccine will be prudent in the future, and guidelines and recommendations should be revised...
  15. ncbi request reprint Screening for mutations related to atovaquone/proguanil resistance in treatment failures and other imported isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 190:1541-6. 2004
    ..However, little is known about the prevalence of codon-268 mutations and their quantitative association with treatment failure...
  16. ncbi request reprint Falciparum malaria in the north of Laos: the occurrence and implications of the Plasmodium falciparum chloroquine resistance transporter (pfcrt) gene haplotype SVMNT
    Sabine Dittrich
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1267-70. 2005
    ..Chloroquine resistant (CQR) strains of African and Southeast Asian origin carry the Pfcrt-haplotype (c72-76) CVIET, whereas most South American and Papua New Guinean CQR stains carry the SVMNT haplotype...
  17. pmc Malarone treatment failure not associated with previously described mutations in the cytochrome b gene
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Malar J 3:14. 2004
    ..These findings illustrate the spread of atovaquone-proguanil-resistance in Africa and question the usefulness of codon 268 as the only target for the surveillance of its emergence...
  18. ncbi request reprint Severe dengue virus infection in travelers: risk factors and laboratory indicators
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Infect Dis 195:1089-96. 2007
    ..Data on severity and secondary infection rates in a population of travelers are lacking...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intravenous artesunate recommended for patients with severe malaria: position statement from TropNetEurop
    Tomas Jelinek
    TropNetEurop coordinator, Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 10:E051124.5. 2005
  20. ncbi request reprint UK proposed guideline on management of severe malaria in children should trigger creation of European guideline
    Tomas Jelinek
    TropNetEurop coordinator, Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Euro Surveill 10:E050818.5. 2005
  21. pmc Allelic dimorphism of the erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (eba-175) gene of Plasmodium falciparum and severe malaria: Significant association of the C-segment with fatal outcome in Ghanaian children
    Jakob P Cramer
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Malar J 3:11. 2004
    ..Possible associations of the dimorphism with severe malaria have been analysed in a case-control study in northern Ghana...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk and spectrum of diseases in travelers to popular tourist destinations
    Julia Rack
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Travel Med 12:248-53. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to elucidate the risk for travel-related diseases, symptoms, and accidents in a population of Europeans who travel to popular tourist destinations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-mefloquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Luang Namtha Province, Lao People's Democratic Republic
    Jörg M Stohrer
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 9:1175-83. 2004
    ..3-100.0%; 53 of 53 patients) for artesunate-mefloquine. The results show the excellent efficacy and tolerability of both artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-mefloquine in Northern Laos...
  24. ncbi request reprint Short communication: Prevalence of mutations associated with resistance to atovaquone and to the antifolate effect of proguanil in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from northern Ghana
    Marion Muehlen
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 9:361-3. 2004
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Delivery of medical care for migrants in Germany: delay of diagnosis and treatment
    Katja Lenz
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    J Travel Med 13:133-7. 2006
    ..The necessity of a routine screening for tropical diseases among migrants was assessed...
  26. pmc Dengue antibody prevalence in German travelers
    Ole Wichmann
    Berlin Institute of Tropical Medicine, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:762-5. 2005
    ..Serotype-specific dengue antibodies indicated acute infections in 51 (4.7%) travelers with recent fever and 13 (1.1%) travelers with no recent fever, depending largely on destination and epidemic activity in the countries visited...
  27. ncbi request reprint Dengue in travelers: a review
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    J Travel Med 11:161-70. 2004
  28. pmc Molecular surveillance of the antifolate-resistant mutation I164L in imported African isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe: sentinel data from TropNetEurop
    Ole Wichmann
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
    Malar J 2:17. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of this mutation in African isolates of Plasmodium falciparum that have been imported into Europe through travellers...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Japanese encephalitis]
    Tomas Jelinek
    Abteilung für Infektions, und Tropenmedizin, Medizinische Klinik, Klimikum Innenstadt, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat Munchen, Germany
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 127:1155-6. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Malaria and mefloquine prophylaxis use among Japan Ground Self-Defense Force personnel deployed in East Timor
    Tatsuya Fujii
    Department of Internal Medicine, Japan Self Defense Forces Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
    J Travel Med 14:226-32. 2007
    ..The results of these studies may be translated into chemoprophylactic strategies for travelers...
  31. pmc Molecular surveillance of drug resistance through imported isolates of Plasmodium falciparum in Europe
    Tomas Jelinek
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstr, 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Malar J 1:11. 2002
    ..The screening results were used to map the prevalence of mutations and, thus, levels of potential drug resistance in endemic areas world-wide...
  32. pmc Malaria clusters among illegal Chinese immigrants to Europe through Africa
    Zeno Bisoffi
    Centro per le Malattie Tropicali, Ospedale S Cuore, Negrar, Verona, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1177-8. 2003
    ..A further cluster of 12 was reported in August, 2002. Several immigrants traveled by air, making the risk of introducing sudden acute respiratory syndrome a possibility should such illegal immigrations continue...
  33. ncbi request reprint [Molecular epidemiological surveillance of markers for antimalarial drugs in Plasmodium falciparum isolates imported to Barcelona, Spain]
    Joaquim Gascon
    Centro de Salud Internacional, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Med Clin (Barc) 125:286-9. 2005
    ..falciparum isolates imported by travellers...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Ill tropical traveler returning home]
    Michael Knappik
    Institut fur Tropenmedizin, Berlin
    Med Klin (Munich) 100:33-40;quiz 41-2. 2005
  35. ncbi request reprint Prophylaxis failure due to probable mefloquine resistant P falciparum from Tanzania
    O Wichmann
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstrasse 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Acta Trop 86:63-5. 2003
    ..Blood levels of mefloquine at that stage were at 1400 ng/ml, thus largely excluding non-compliance and malabsorption. To our knowledge, this is the first case of confirmed prophylaxis failure due to mefloquine resistance in East Africa...
  36. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine plus sulphadoxine/ pyrimethamine compared with monotherapy with either chloroquine or sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine in uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Laos
    Babett Schwöbel
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 8:19-24. 2003
    ..The combination of both CQ and SP has been discussed as a cost-effective alternative treatment, but in our patient population achieved no better results than single therapy with SP...
  37. ncbi request reprint Short communication: point mutations in the dihydrofolate reductase and dihydropteroate synthase genes of Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Colombia
    Nadja Schmider
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 8:129-32. 2003
    ..Gene mutations occurred in both the DHFR and DHPS gene of the Colombian isolates, suggesting that resistance to antifolate drugs exists or may develop soon in Colombia...
  38. ncbi request reprint Tolerability of multiple vaccinations in travel medicine
    Nicole Börner
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    J Travel Med 10:112-6. 2003
    ..However, data regarding the tolerability of schedules with simultaneous vaccinations with different products are sparse...
  39. ncbi request reprint Pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine combination in the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria: relation between dihydropteroate synthase/dihydrofolate reductase genotypes, sulfadoxine plasma levels, and treatment outcome
    Insaf Khalil
    Center for Medical Parasitology, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 67:225-9. 2002
    ..The findings suggest that the presence of Ile 51/Asn 108 dhfr mutations and Ala 436 dhps confers decreased susceptibility of P. falciparum to PYR/SDX in areas of low endemicity...
  40. pmc Different mutation patterns of atovaquone resistance to Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and in vivo: rapid detection of codon 268 polymorphisms in the cytochrome b as potential in vivo resistance marker
    Babett Schwöbel
    Department of Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Leopoldstr, 5, 80802 Munich, Germany
    Malar J 2:5. 2003
    ..Resistance of Plasmodium falciparum to atovaquone in vitro and in vivo has been associated to mutations in the parasite cytochrome b gene...
  41. ncbi request reprint Leptospirosis in travelers returning from the Dominican Republic
    Martin P Grobusch
    Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Tubingen University, Germany
    J Travel Med 10:55-8. 2003
  42. pmc Genetic diversity in merozoite surface protein (MSP)-1 and MSP-2 genes of Plasmodium falciparum in a major endemic region of Iran
    Aliehsan Heidari
    Department of Medical Science, Ministry of Science G P E F, Tehran, Iran
    Korean J Parasitol 45:59-63. 2007
    ....
  43. pmc Distribution of the two forms of Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte binding antigen-175 (eba-175) gene in Lao PDR
    Sabine Dittrich
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Malar J 2:23. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the distribution of the two EBA-175-alleles in the Lao PDR...
  44. ncbi request reprint Genotypes and in vivo resistance of Plasmodium falciparum isolates in an endemic region of Iran
    Aliehsan Heidari
    Department of Medical Parasitology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Parasitol Res 100:589-92. 2007
    ..All resistant isolates had at least three mutations. The high prevalence of mutation associated with antifolate resistance may point toward low drug efficacy in the future...
  45. ncbi request reprint Plasmodium falciparum: correlation of in vivo resistance to chloroquine and antifolates with genetic polymorphisms in isolates from the south of Lao PDR
    Nicole Berens
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 8:775-82. 2003
    ..00, CI). The study provides evidence for the existence of antimalarial drug resistance in the south of Lao PDR, and offers a molecular method to predict resistance...
  46. pmc Epidemiological characterization of Plasmodium falciparum in the Republic of Cabo Verde: implications for potential large-scale re-emergence of malaria
    Joana Alves
    Direcção Geral de Saúde, Ministerio da Saude, Palácio do Governo, CP 47, Cabo Verde
    Malar J 5:32. 2006
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of imported infectious diseases in Europe: report from the 4th TropNetEurop workshop
    Tomas Jelinek
    Institute of Tropical Medicine, Spandauer Damm 130, Berlin 14050, Germany
    Acta Trop 91:47-51. 2004
  48. pmc Cluster of African trypanosomiasis in travelers to Tanzanian national parks
    Tomas Jelinek
    Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:634-5. 2002
    ..The outbreak was detected through TropNetEurop, a sentinel surveillance network of clinical sites throughout Europe...