CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016

Paperback | May 12, 2015

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Amid recent changes in global health, the public interest in travelers' safety has never been greater. For both international travelers and the health professionals who care for them, CDC Health Information for International Travel (more commonly known as The Yellow Book) is the definitiveresource for preventing illness and injury in a globalized world. This 2016 edition offers the US government's most current health recommendations for travelers to international destinations, including disease risk maps, country-specific guidelines, and vaccine requirements and recommendations. The book also offers updated guidance for specific types of travel andtravelers, including:* Precautions for immunocompromised travelers and disabled travelers * Guidance for the pregnant, last-minute, or resource-limited traveler* Health considerations for newly arrived adoptees, immigrants, and refugees * Advice for air crews, humanitarian aid workers, and health care workers traveling to provide care overseasWritten by a team of experts at CDC on the forefront of travel medicine, The Yellow Book provides a user-friendly, vital resource for those in the business of keeping travelers healthy abroad.

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Amid recent changes in global health, the public interest in travelers' safety has never been greater. For both international travelers and the health professionals who care for them, CDC Health Information for International Travel (more commonly known as The Yellow Book) is the definitiveresource for preventing illness and injury in a...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Gary W. Brunette, MD, MS, is Chief of the Travelers' Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chief Medical Editor is Phyllis E. Kozarsky, MD. The ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:May 12, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionIntroduction to Travel Health and the Yellow BookPlanning for Healthy Travel: CDC Travelers' Health Website and Mobile ApplicationsTravel EpidemiologyPerspectives: The Role of the Traveler in Translocation of DiseasePerspectives: Why Guidelines Differ2. The Pre-Travel ConsultationThe Pre-Travel ConsultationPerspectives: Travelers' Perception of RiskPerspectives: Prioritizing for the Resource-Limited TravelerPerspectives: Cost Analysis of Travel MedicineGeneral Recommendations for Vaccination and ImmunoprophylaxisDrug-Vaccine and Drug-Drug InteractionsPerspectives: Fear of VaccinesSelf-Treatable ConditionsTravelers' DiarrheaHistory of the Definition and Management of Travelers' DiarrheaAltitude IllnessHistory of Recognition and Management of Altitude IllnessJet LagMotion SicknessRespiratory InfectionsCounseling and Advice for TravelersFood and Water PrecautionsPerspectives: Prevention of Travelers' Diarrhea-It's Not Only WHAT You Eat and DrinkWater Disinfection for TravelersFood Poisoning from Marine ToxinsProtection against Mosquitoes, Ticks, and Other ArthropodsSunburn ExposureProblems with Heat and ColdInjury PreventionAnimal-Associated HazardsNatural DisastersEnvironmental HazardsScuba DivingMedical TourismDiscussing Complementary or Alternative Health Approaches with TravelersDeep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary EmbolismMental HealthTravel Health KitsPerspectives: Pharmaceutical Quality and Counterfeit DrugsObtaining Health Care Abroad for the Ill TravelerTravel Health Insurance and Evacuation Insurance3. Infectious Diseases Related to TravelAmebiasisAngiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus cantonensis Infection, Neurologic Angiostrongyliasis)AnthraxB virusBartonella-Associated InfectionsBrucellosisCampylobacter EnteritisChikungunyaCholeraCoccidioidomycosisCryptosporidiosisCutaneous Larva MigransCyclosporiasisCysticercosisDengue Fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic FeverDiphtheriaEchinococcosisEscherichia coliFascioliasisFilariasis, LymphaticGiradiasisHand, Foot, and Mouth DiseaseHelicobacter pyloriHelminths, IntestinalHepatitis AHepatitis BHepatitis CHepatitis EHistoplasmosisHIV and AIDSInfluenza (Seasonal, Zoonotic, and Pandemic)Japanese EncephalitisLegionellosis (Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever)Leishmaniasis, CutaneousLeishmaniasis, VisceralLeptospirosisLyme DiseaseMalariaHistory of Malaria ChemoprophylaxisMeasles (Rubeola)MelioidosisMeningococcal DiseaseMiddle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)MumpsNorovirusOnchocerciasis (River Blindness)PertussisPinworm (Enterobiasis, Oxyuriasis, Threadworm)Plague (Bubonic, Pneumonic, Septicemic)Pneumococcal Disease (Streptococcus pneumoniae)PoliomyelitisFor the Record: A History of Polio Eradication EffortsQ FeverRabiesPerspectives: Intradermal Rabies VaccineRickettsial (Spotted and Typhus Fevers) and Related Infections (Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis)RubellaSalmonella (Nontyphoidal)Scabies (Sarcoptic Itch, Sarcoptic Acariasis)SchistosomiasisSexually Transmitted DiseasesPerspectives: Sex TourismShigellosisSmallpox and Other Orthopoxvirus-Associated InfectionsStrongyloidiasisTaeniasisTetanusTickborne EncephalitisToxoplasmosisTrypanosomiasis, African (Human African Trypanosomiasis, African Sleeping Sickness)Trypanosomiasis, American (Chagas Disease)TuberculosisPerspectives: Tuberculin Skin Testing of TravelersTyphoid and Paratyphoid FeverVaricella (Chickenpox)Viral Hemorrhagic FeversYellow FeverHistory of Yellow Fever Vaccine RequirementsYersiniosisZika VirusYellow Fever and Malaria Information, by Country4. Select DestinationsRationale for Select DestinationsAfricaEast Africa: SafarisSouth AfricaTanzania: KilimanjaroAmericas and The CaribbeanBrazilDominican RepublicHaitiMexicoPeru: Cuzco-Machu PicchuAsiaCambodiaChinaIndiaNepalThailandVietnamMiddle East and North AfricaEgypt and Nile River CruisesSaudi Arabia: Hajj Pilgrimage5. Post-Travel EvaluationGeneral Approach to the Returned TravelerFever in Returned TravelersPersistent Travelers' DiarrheaSkin and Soft Tissue Infections in Returned TravelersAsymptomatic Post-Travel Screening6. Conveyance and Transportation IssuesAir TravelCruise Ship TravelPerspectives: What to Expect when Traveling during an International OutbreakDeath during TravelTaking Animals and Animal Products across International Borders7. International Travel with Infants and ChildrenTraveling Safely with Infants and ChildrenVaccine Recommendations for Infants and ChildrenTravel and BreastfeedingInternational Adoption8. Advising Travelers with Specific NeedsTravelers with Chronic IllnessesPregnant TravelersTravelers with DisabilitiesImmigrants Returning Home To Visit Friends and Relatives (VFRs)Health Care WorkersAdvice for Air CrewsHumanitarian Aid WorkersLong-Term Travelers and ExpatriatesPerspectives: Long-term Travel and Malaria ProphylaxisLast-Minute TravelersSpecial Considerations for US Military DeploymentsStudy AbroadTravel to Mass GatheringsNewly Arrived Immigrants and RefugeesImmunocompromised TravelersAppendices:Appendix A: Promoting Quality in the Practice of Travel MedicineAppendix B: Travel Vaccine Summary TableAppendix C: Migrant Health Resources