Joanne Lawrence

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intestinal, and respiratory tracts, as well as wounds; bloodstream infection is associated with higher death rates than infection at other sites (4). Hand carriage is probably the biggest factor in transmission of extended-spectrum β-lactamase producers, and there is little evidence to suggest that carriers of carbapenemase-producing K. pneumoniae would be(More)
Foreign travel by UK residents is increasing, especially to destinations with more tropical climates that are often low-income countries with a high burden of infectious diseases. In 2003, 61.4 million visits abroad were made by UK residents; this is greater than the estimated UK population for that year and nearly three times the number of visits in 1983.(More)
BACKGROUND International travellers are at a risk of infectious diseases not seen in their home country. Stomach upsets are common in travellers, including on cruise ships. This study compares the incidence of stomach upsets on land- and cruise-based holidays. METHODS A major British tour operator has administered a Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire(More)
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