Eyal Meltzer

Summary

Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. doi Diffuse lymphangiomatosis--a fatal case with atypical skeletal features
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Internal Medicine C, The Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 336:445-8. 2008
  2. doi A travel medicine view of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever
    Eyal Meltzer
    The Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621 Israel Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Travel Med Infect Dis 7:278-83. 2009
  3. doi Schistosomiasis: current epidemiology and management in travelers
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:211-5. 2013
  4. doi Arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF)
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Center for Geographic Medicine, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 26:479-96. 2012
  5. pmc Capillary leakage in travelers with dengue infection: implications for pathogenesis
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:536-9. 2012
  6. ncbi Lipoid pneumonia: a preventable complication
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:33-5. 2006
  7. ncbi Epidemiology and clinical aspects of enteric fever in Israel
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:540-5. 2006
  8. ncbi Eosinophilia among returning travelers: a practical approach
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Medicine C, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:702-9. 2008
  9. ncbi Enteric fever: an Israeli perspective
    Eyal Meltzer
    Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:736-41. 2007
  10. pmc Travel-related schistosomiasis acquired in Laos
    Eyal Leshem
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1823-6. 2009

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  1. doi Diffuse lymphangiomatosis--a fatal case with atypical skeletal features
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Internal Medicine C, The Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Med Sci 336:445-8. 2008
    ..If this unusual imaging pattern will be reproduced in future cases, a much needed diagnostic aid may help decrease the frequent diagnostic delays in diffuse lymphangiomatosis...
  2. doi A travel medicine view of dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever
    Eyal Meltzer
    The Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621 Israel Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Travel Med Infect Dis 7:278-83. 2009
    ..Epidemiological and physiological data from travelers suggest that the prevailing theory on the causes of DHF needs to be reconsidered...
  3. doi Schistosomiasis: current epidemiology and management in travelers
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 15:211-5. 2013
    ..Since the potential for exposure to Schistosoma through travel will probably continue to increase, it is clear that new, sensitive diagnostic methods and drugs affecting the parasite in all its stages are needed...
  4. doi Arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF)
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Center for Geographic Medicine, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 26:479-96. 2012
    ..This review provides an overview of the epidemiology of arboviral infections and VHF, the main clinical syndromes, and their diagnosis and treatment...
  5. pmc Capillary leakage in travelers with dengue infection: implications for pathogenesis
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 86:536-9. 2012
    ..The high prevalence of capillary leakage among travelers, most of them with primary exposure to dengue, calls into question the importance of secondary infection in causing capillary leakage in dengue infection...
  6. ncbi Lipoid pneumonia: a preventable complication
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 8:33-5. 2006
    ..Lipoid pneumonia is a pneumonitis resulting from the aspiration of lipids, and is commonly associated with the use of mineral oil as a laxative. LP is relatively unfamiliar to clinicians and is probably underdiagnosed...
  7. ncbi Epidemiology and clinical aspects of enteric fever in Israel
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:540-5. 2006
    ..The reasons for the difference in causative agents along ethnic lines need further evaluation. A more efficient vaccine for travelers that includes S. Paratyphi A is needed...
  8. ncbi Eosinophilia among returning travelers: a practical approach
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Medicine C, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:702-9. 2008
    ..Helminthic disease probably accounts for the majority of cases of post-travel eosinophilia. Empiric albendazole therapy should be offered to undiagnosed NSE patients...
  9. ncbi Enteric fever: an Israeli perspective
    Eyal Meltzer
    Infectious Disease Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:736-41. 2007
    ..Unfortunately, with the limited efficacy of the current typhoid vaccinations and the increase in multidrug-resistant strains, cases among travelers are expected to continue to increase and become ever challenging to treat...
  10. pmc Travel-related schistosomiasis acquired in Laos
    Eyal Leshem
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1823-6. 2009
    ..The patients were probably exposed to Schistosoma mekongi in southern Laos, an area known to be endemic for schistosomiasis. Four possibly were infected in northern Laos, where reports of schistosomiasis are rare...
  11. doi Enteric fever: a travel medicine oriented view
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:432-7. 2010
    ..This review aims to describe recent epidemiological trends and developments in diagnosis, treatment and prevention...
  12. pmc Human African trypanosomiasis in a traveler: diagnostic pitfalls
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:264-6. 2012
    ..Blood polymerase chain reaction failed to provide an early diagnosis of human African trypanososmiasis. Recognition of suggestive signs should prompt physicians to perform repeated tests before ruling out human African trypanososmiasis...
  13. ncbi Enteric fever in Israeli travelers: a nationwide study
    Eyal Meltzer
    The Infectious Disease Unit and the Center of Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Travel Med 12:275-81. 2005
    ..We compared the incidence and clinical and microbiologic findings in travelers returning with EF, according to pretravel vaccination status and vaccine type...
  14. doi Travel-associated zoonotic bacterial diseases
    Eyal Leshem
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Internal Medicine C, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 24:457-63. 2011
    ..Some bacterial zoonoses constitute important causes of post-travel illness. We focus on leptospirosis and rickettsiosis - the most common travel-associated bacterial zoonoses...
  15. ncbi [The profile of Israeli travelers to developing countries: perspectives of a travel clinic]
    Shmuel Stienlauf
    The Center for Travel Medicine and Tropical Diseases, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Harefuah 149:559-62, 621. 2010
    ..The number of Israeli travelers is increasing, including the number of travelers to developing countries...
  16. doi A large outbreak of salmonella paratyphi a infection among israeli travelers to Nepal
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 58:359-64. 2014
    ..A point-source, "Paratyphoid Mary"-like outbreak was identified among Israeli travelers to Nepal. Combination Ceftriaxone-Azithromycin therapy may provide a therapeutic advantage over monotherapy, and merits further clinical trials. ..
  17. doi Protracted rheumatic manifestations in travelers
    Shaye Kivity
    Rheumatology Unit, Center for Autoimmune Diseases, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Clin Rheumatol 17:55-8. 2011
    ..Travel returnees may complain of protracted rheumatic symptoms, but there are sparse data regarding their causes. We aimed to describe travelers returning with new rheumatic symptoms...
  18. doi Acute schistosomiasis outbreak: clinical features and economic impact
    Eyal Leshem
    The Center for Geographic Medicine, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1499-506. 2008
    ..Although the condition is self-limited, it can be severe. We describe an outbreak of AS in a group of travelers returning from Tanzania and estimate the disease burden...
  19. ncbi [Rickettsia africae infection among participants in a women's safari to South Africa]
    Drorit Atias
    The Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 149:572-5, 620. 2010
    ..PREFACE: In recent years infections with Rickettsia africae (African tick bite fever) have become a common and important cause of febrile illness among travelers returning from Sub-Saharan Africa, primarily from South Africa...
  20. doi Sexually transmitted brucellosis in humans
    Eyal Meltzer
    Center for Geographic Medicine and Department of Medicine C, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Infect Dis 51:e12-5. 2010
    ..In 1 case, orchidoepididimitis existed, whereas in the other case, the presence of Brucella in the semen in the absence of genital symptoms was demonstrated by polymerase chain reaction...
  21. pmc Schistosomiasis among travelers: new aspects of an old disease
    Eyal Meltzer
    The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1696-700. 2006
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  22. ncbi Fulminant vasculitis: a rare fatal complication of lymphoma
    Eyal Leshem
    Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acta Haematol 115:117-22. 2006
    ..We suggest that lymphoma should be considered as a possible etiology in patients with fulminant systemic vasculitis. The therapeutic implications of such an association are discussed...
  23. ncbi Soil-transmitted helminth infections
    Eyal Meltzer
    Lancet 368:283-4. 2006
  24. ncbi [Caring for illegal immigrants within the public hospital: the need for an urgent solution]
    Eyal Meltzer
    Department of Internal Medicine E, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 142:402-4, 488. 2003
    ..We review a number of cases illustrating some of these problems, and the danger they present to the work ethics and integrity of the public medical facility...