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Two clusters of ciguatera fish poisoning in Paris, France, related to tropical fish imported from the French Caribbean by travelers.
BACKGROUND Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a food-borne illness due to the consumption of reef fish containing pathogenic toxins. CFP is endemic to tropical areas and may be described in travelersExpand
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Skin and soft tissue infections in intercontinental travellers and the import of multi-resistant Staphylococcus aureus to Europe.
Staphylococcus aureus is emerging globally. Treatment of infections is complicated by increasing antibiotic resistance. We collected clinical data and swabs of returnees with skin and soft tissueExpand
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Travelers with cutaneous leishmaniasis cured without systemic therapy.
BACKGROUND Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is a disfiguring but not life-threatening disease. Because antileishmanial drugs are potentially toxic, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends simpleExpand
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Personal protection against biting insects and ticks
Recent events with the first cases of local transmission of chikungunya and dengue fever virus in southern France by Aedes albopictus, adding to the nuisance and potential vectors that can beExpand
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The efficacy of single dose ivermectin in the treatment of hookworm related cutaneous larva migrans varies depending on the clinical presentation
Treatment of hookworm‐related cutaneous larva migrans (HrCLM) with a single dose of oral ivermectin has not been adequately evaluated to date. Response rates reported in three large studies variedExpand
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Aetiologies of creeping eruption: 78 cases
Creeping eruption is a migratory linear cutaneous trail. In addition to hookworm‐related cutaneous larva migrans (HrCLM), other diseases can also be revealed by this sign.
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Travel-related leptospirosis: a series of 15 imported cases.
BACKGROUND Leptospirosis belongs to the spectrum of travel-related infections. METHODS We retrospectively studied all the consecutive cases of travel-related leptospirosis seen in our departmentExpand
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Épidémiologie des teignes du cuir chevelu: Étude rétrospective sur 5 ans dans 3 centres hospitaliers du Val-de-Marne
Resume Objectifs Decrire les aspects epidemiologiques des teignes dans le recrutement de 3 centres du Val-de-Marne, et evaluer l’importance du depistage familial dans les familles atteintes. MethodesExpand
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Marine envenomations in returning French travellers seen in a tropical diseases unit, 2008-13.
BACKGROUND Travel and aquatic activities are increasing in tropical regions. The risk and the spectrum of marine envenomation are unknown in travellers. This work aims to evaluate the prevalence andExpand
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Malaria after international travel: a GeoSentinel analysis, 2003–2016
BackgroundMore than 30,000 malaria cases are reported annually among international travellers. Despite improvements in malaria control, malaria continues to threaten travellers due to inaccurateExpand
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