Pretravel health preparation among US residents traveling to India to VFRs: importance of ethnicity in defining VFRs.

@article{Arya2009PretravelHP,
  title={Pretravel health preparation among US residents traveling to India to VFRs: importance of ethnicity in defining VFRs.},
  author={Subhash Chandra Arya and Nirmala Agarwal},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={
          371; author reply 371
        }
}
Individuals’ travel-related risk during pre-planned visits to friends and relatives (VFRs) to India1 could differ significantly among family members or participants on a group travel. Persisting cellular or humoral immunity, postinfection or postvaccination, in the elderly and adults acquired before immigration, would protect against hepatitis A and typhoid. First VFRs visit by children or young adults with no pre-travel exposure to circulating entero-pathogens would imply some probability of… CONTINUE READING

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