David O Freedman
Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Educational programs to enhance medical expertise in tropical diseases: the Gorgas Course experience 1996-2001David O Freedman
Division of Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 2170, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 66:526-32. 2002..In response to the enrollees' profiles and needs, adult learning theory has been extensively used in course design. Stable professional relationships between multiple educational partners are required for an endeavor of this scope...
- Treatment failure in intestinal strongyloidiasis: an indicator of HTLV-I infectionAngelica Terashima
Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Per
Int J Infect Dis 6:28-30. 2002..7%). CONCLUSIONS: We recommend that all patients with uncomplicated intestinal strongyloidiasis, who fail standard therapy, be studied for HTLV-I infection...
- Spectrum of disease and relation to place of exposure among ill returned travelersDavid O Freedman
Division of Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
N Engl J Med 354:119-30. 2006..Approximately 8 percent of travelers to the developing world require medical care during or after travel. Current understanding of morbidity profiles among ill returned travelers is based on limited data from the 1980s...
- Seasonality, annual trends, and characteristics of dengue among ill returned travelers, 1997-2006Eli Schwartz
Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Emerg Infect Dis 14:1081-8. 2008..Also, dengue cases detected at atypical times in sentinel travelers may inform the international community of the onset of epidemic activity in specific areas...
- Prevalence and predictors of intestinal helminth infections among human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected adults in an urban African settingKayvon Modjarrad
Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:777-82. 2005..The high helminth prevalence and potential for adverse interactions between helminths and HIV suggests that helminth diagnosis and treatment should be part of routine HIV care...
- Clinical practice. Malaria prevention in short-term travelersDavid O Freedman
William C. Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA
N Engl J Med 359:603-12. 2008
- Influenza: changing approaches to prevention and treatment in travelersDavid O Freedman
Divsion of Geographic Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Travel Med 12:36-44. 2005
- Gastrointestinal infection among international travelers globallyZoe Greenwood
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
J Travel Med 15:221-8. 2008..The objective of this study was to analyze infections associated with oral ingestion of pathogens in international travelers in relation to place of exposure...
- Health risks in travelers to China: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2008 Beijing OlympicsXiaohong M Davis
Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Am J Trop Med Hyg 79:4-8. 2008..Tropical and parasitic diseases were rare. Pre-travel consultation for China travelers should be individualized according to these findings...
- Etiology of travel-related feverMary E Wilson
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Curr Opin Infect Dis 20:449-53. 2007..Many potentially life-threatening infections cause fever. Several recent large studies help to define causes of fever in returned travelers...
- A comparative analysis of methodological approaches used for estimating risk in travel medicineKarin Leder
Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Centre for Clinical Research Excellence, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria, Australia
J Travel Med 15:263-72. 2008
- Drug-free holidays: pre-travel versus during travel malaria chemoprophylaxisG Dennis Shanks
Am J Trop Med Hyg 77:1-2. 2007..Treatment regimens of antimalarial drugs taken prior to travel could protect persons for up to one month of exposure. We urge additional testing of pre-travel malaria chemoprophylaxis regimens...
- The practice of travel medicine: guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaDavid R Hill
National Travel Health Network and Centre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, WC1E 6AU, England
Clin Infect Dis 43:1499-539. 2006
- Caring for the caregiversDavid O Freedman
J Travel Med 13:384; author reply 385. 2006
- Confronting the new challenge in travel medicine: SARSAnnelies Wilder-Smith
J Travel Med 10:257-8. 2003
- Sexual behavior of international travelers visiting PeruMiguel M Cabada
Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Sex Transm Dis 29:510-3. 2002..CONCLUSION: Behaviors and risk factors are similar to those described for travelers to Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe. Behavior of US travelers did not differ from that of other travelers...