Travel-associated Diseases, Indian Ocean Islands, 1997–2010

@inproceedings{Savini2013TravelassociatedDI,
  title={Travel-associated Diseases, Indian Ocean Islands, 1997–2010},
  author={H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Savini and Phillipe Gautret and Jean Gaudart and Vanessa K Field and F Castelli and Rogelio L{\'o}pez-V{\'e}lez and Poh Lian Lim and Marc T M Shaw and Frank von Sonnenburg and Louis Loutan and Fabrice Simon},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2013}
}
Data collected by the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network for 1,415 ill travelers returning from Indian Ocean islands during 1997-2010 were analyzed. Malaria (from Comoros and Madagascar), acute nonparasitic diarrhea, and parasitoses were the most frequently diagnosed infectious diseases. An increase in arboviral diseases reflected the 2005 outbreak of chikungunya fever. 
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