Travel Medicine

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  1. African Trypanosomiasis (African Sleeping Sickness)

    Detailed information on African trypanosomiasis, also called African sleeping sickness, including symptoms, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment

  2. After You Return

    Detailed information on health considerations after returning home from traveling abroad

  3. Air Travel

    Detailed information on healthy considerations for air travel, including ways to prevent motion sickness and jet lag

  4. BSE (“Mad Cow Disease”) and vCJD

    BSE is a cattle disease, and vCJD is the equivalent disease in humans. Both are fatal brain diseases. Researchers believe that people become infected by eating beef contaminated with BSE.

  5. Cholera

    Detailed information on cholera, including causes, prevention, and treatment

  6. Common Health Problems Associated With Travel in Developing Countries

    Detailed information on common health problems associated with travel in developing countries

  7. Cruise Ships

    Detailed information on traveling healthy while on cruise ships

  8. Cryptosporidiosis

    Detailed information on cryptosporidiosis, including transmission, location, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  9. Dengue Fever

    Detailed information on dengue fever, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment

  10. Diarrhea

    Detailed information on diarrhea, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  11. Diarrheal Diseases

    Detailed information on the most common types of diarrheal diseases, including cryptosporidiosis, diarrhea, traveler's diarrhea, salmonella infection, and giardiasis

  12. Emerging Infectious Diseases

    Detailed information on emerging infectious diseases and how travelers can minimize their risk of infectious diseases

  13. Escherichia coli O157:H7

    Detailed information on E. coli, including symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and prevention

  14. Fish Poisoning

    At certain times of the year, various species of fish and shellfish contain toxins, even if well cooked. The most common type of fish poisoning in travelers is ciguatera fish poisoning.

  15. Giardiasis

    Detailed information on giardiasis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention

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