Lin H Chen

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing infectious diseases during and after international adoption
    Lin H Chen
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02238, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:371-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Recent Advances and New Challenges in Travel Medicine
    Lin H Chen
    Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA Mary_W ils
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 4:50-58. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Self-reported illness among Boston-area international travelers: A prospective study
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Travel Med Infect Dis 14:604-613. 2016
  4. pmc Nosocomial dengue by mucocutaneous transmission
    Lin H Chen
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:775. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Business travelers: vaccination considerations for this population
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 12:453-66. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Hepatitis B screening in US travelers seen at the Boston area travel medicine network
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 20:29-36. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Dengue and chikungunya in travelers: recent updates
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:523-9. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Vaccination of travelers: how far have we come and where are we going?
    Lin H Chen
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 10:1609-20. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Dengue and chikungunya infections in travelers
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:438-44. 2010
  10. pmc Illness in long-term travelers visiting GeoSentinel clinics
    Lin H Chen
    Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1773-82. 2009

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Preventing infectious diseases during and after international adoption
    Lin H Chen
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02238, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:371-8. 2003
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Recent Advances and New Challenges in Travel Medicine
    Lin H Chen
    Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA Mary_W ils
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 4:50-58. 2002
    ..Newly identified adverse events associated with yellow fever vaccine have prompted enhanced surveillance after vaccination and careful scrutiny of appropriate indications for the vaccine...
  3. doi request reprint Self-reported illness among Boston-area international travelers: A prospective study
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
    Travel Med Infect Dis 14:604-613. 2016
    ..The Boston Area Travel Medicine Network surveyed travelers on travel-related health problems...
  4. pmc Nosocomial dengue by mucocutaneous transmission
    Lin H Chen
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:775. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Business travelers: vaccination considerations for this population
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 12:453-66. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Hepatitis B screening in US travelers seen at the Boston area travel medicine network
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 20:29-36. 2013
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Dengue and chikungunya in travelers: recent updates
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 25:523-9. 2012
    ..This review focuses on the progress in these areas in the past 2 years...
  8. doi request reprint Vaccination of travelers: how far have we come and where are we going?
    Lin H Chen
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 10:1609-20. 2011
    ..The future should bring vaccines for serogroup B Neiserria meningitidis, dengue and malaria, as well as an inactivated yellow fever vaccine...
  9. doi request reprint Dengue and chikungunya infections in travelers
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 23:438-44. 2010
    ..We review the recent epidemiology of dengue and chikungunya infections and discuss their clinical presentations, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. We highlight the findings in travelers...
  10. pmc Illness in long-term travelers visiting GeoSentinel clinics
    Lin H Chen
    Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1773-82. 2009
    ..Our results can help prioritize screening for and diagnosis of illness in long-term travelers and provide evidence-based pretravel advice...
  11. doi request reprint The role of the traveler in emerging infections and magnitude of travel
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
    Med Clin North Am 92:1409-32, xi. 2008
    ..Studying illnesses in travelers is a source of knowledge into diseases of resource-poor regions and the control of these diseases. Travel-associated illnesses also serve to detect emerging infections...
  12. ncbi request reprint Controversies and misconceptions in malaria chemoprophylaxis for travelers
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
    JAMA 297:2251-63. 2007
    ..Misconceptions about the seriousness of malaria, the tolerability of chemoprophylaxis drugs, and the efficacy and safety of repellents contribute to the controversies...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevention of malaria in long-term travelers
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Mass 02238, USA
    JAMA 296:2234-44. 2006
    ..Current guidelines for malaria prevention primarily address prevention of Plasmodium falciparum infections in short-term travelers...
  14. ncbi request reprint New strategies for the prevention of malaria in travelers
    Lin H Chen
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Infect Dis Clin North Am 19:185-210. 2005
    ..Finally, research in travel and tropical medicine should continue to focus on additional strategies to confront the ever-widening challenge of drug-resistant malaria...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transmission of dengue virus without a mosquito vector: nosocomial mucocutaneous transmission and other routes of transmission
    Lin H Chen
    Harvard Medical School, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:e56-60. 2004
    ..We believe that this is the first documented case of dengue virus transmission via the mucocutaneous route. We present case reports and review other ways that dengue virus has been transmitted without a mosquito vector...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence of dengue virus infection in US travelers who have lived in or traveled to dengue-endemic countries
    Carolina Sanchez-Vegas
    Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 20:352-60. 2013
    ..Dengue virus (DENV) infections may occur in travelers...
  17. pmc Malaria Prevention Strategies: Adherence Among Boston Area Travelers Visiting Malaria-Endemic Countries
    Rhett J Stoney
    Division of Global Migration and Quarantine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia Division of Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Department of Global Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Section of Infectious Diseases, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 94:136-42. 2016
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  18. doi request reprint Acceptability of hypothetical dengue vaccines among travelers
    Christine M Benoit
    Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 20:346-51. 2013
    ..Dengue viruses have spread widely in recent decades and cause tens of millions of infections mostly in tropical and subtropical areas. Vaccine candidates are being studied aggressively and may be ready for licensure soon...
  19. doi request reprint International travel by persons with medical comorbidities: understanding risks and providing advice
    Natasha S Hochberg
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:1231-40. 2013
    ..To describe the medical conditions, travel plans, counseling, and medications prescribed for high-risk international travelers...
  20. pmc Dengue Virus Seroconversion in Travelers to Dengue-Endemic Areas
    Rosemary M Olivero
    Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 95:1130-1136. 2016
    ..Given widespread risk of dengue, travel medicine counseling should include information on risk of dengue in endemic areas and advice on preventing insect bites and seeking prompt medical attention for febrile illness...
  21. doi request reprint Preferences and decision needs of Boston-area travelers to countries with risk of Yellow fever virus transmission: implications for health care providers
    Beth A Lown
    Department of Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 21:266-71. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of US practitioners who provide pre-travel advice
    Laura Kogelman
    Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 21:104-14. 2014
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Vaccine administration decision making: the case of yellow fever vaccine
    Beth A Lown
    Department of Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 55:837-43. 2012
    ..The impact of risk information and patients' requests for participation in vaccine decisions on providers' recommendations is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevention of travel-related infectious diseases in families of internationally adopted children
    Elizabeth D Barnett
    Maxwell Finland Laboratory for Infectious Diseases, Room 503, Boston Medical Center, 774 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 52:1271-86, vi. 2005
    ..Targeted preadoption counseling, close attention to hygiene and safety advice, and prompt identification and treatment of infections lead to the safest and most trouble-free adoption travel experience...
  25. ncbi request reprint Immunity to hepatitis A and hepatitis B in Indian and Chinese immigrants seen in a travel clinic in Massachusetts, United States
    Winnie W Ooi
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Travel Med 13:212-8. 2006
    ..Younger individuals may elect to have a hepatitis A antibody titer checked before getting the vaccine...
  26. doi request reprint Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Acquired in the Americas Through February 2016: A GeoSentinel Analysis
    Davidson H Hamer
    From Boston University School of Public Health, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands University of Zürich Centre for Travel Medicine, WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, Zurich, Switzerland Harbor Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Vall d Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, PROSICS Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden Groupe Hospitalier Pitié Salpêtrière, UPMC University, Paris, France Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Bronx, New York Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, and Public Health Ontario Laboratories, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Aix Marseille University, Marseille, Albuquerque 87131-1161
    Ann Intern Med . 2016
    ..Zika virus has spread rapidly in the Americas and has been imported into many nonendemic countries by travelers...
  27. ncbi request reprint Yellow Fever Immunizations: Indications and Risks
    Mary E Wilson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 6:34-42. 2004
    ..Knowledge of the epidemiology of yellow fever is necessary to make informed recommendations. Current surveillance is inadequate to provide a precise exposure risk for most travelers...
  28. doi request reprint The globalization of healthcare: implications of medical tourism for the infectious disease clinician
    Lin H Chen
    Travel Medicine Center, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge
    Clin Infect Dis 57:1752-9. 2013
    ..A better system is needed to ensure broad access to high-quality health services, continuity of care, and surveillance for complications. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Dermatologic Infectious Diseases in International Travelers
    Mary E Wilson
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Auburn Hospital, 330 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA 02238, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 6:54-62. 2004
    ..This paper describes the most common skin problems in returning travelers and outlines the types of infections that cause skin lesions, as defined by morphologic characteristics...
  30. doi request reprint NDM-1 and the Role of Travel in Its Dissemination
    Mary Elizabeth Wilson
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Curr Infect Dis Rep 14:213-26. 2012
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  31. pmc Yellow fever vaccine seroconversion in travelers
    Allison Kay
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 85:748-9. 2011
    ..This study corroborates the high rates of seroconversion achieved by the live-attenuated YF vaccine...
  32. ncbi request reprint Health risks in travelers to China: the GeoSentinel experience and implications for the 2008 Beijing Olympics
    Xiaohong 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...