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VOLUME 25 , ISSUE S2 ( May, 2021 ) > List of Articles

INVITED ARTICLE

Tropical Infections in Returning Travelers

Ashish Bhalla

Keywords : Diagnosis, Fever in traveler, Management, Traveler, Tropical infection

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DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23873

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-05-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

In the modern era, the relative ease and faster speed of travel have made the world a global village. An increasing number of people are traveling to distant and sometimes exotic locations for vacation/leisure or at times for business purposes. Along with the experiences of far-fetched lands, sometimes they bring bugs/organisms that are not native to their motherland. This makes the diagnosis and management of illnesses in a traveler challenging. In this review, we have tried to outline a management protocol for travelers returning with fever, with specific emphasis on trypanosomiasis and schistosomiasis.


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