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Developments in Travel Medicine

This free online collection pulls together papers published in Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in 2012/13. With topics including bacterial and viral infections in travellers, the health needs of migrants, dengue epidemics and venomous bites, it complements the Developments in Travel Medicine meeting in June 2013 organised by the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in association with the National Travel Health Network and Centre.

Geographic, symptomatic and laboratory predictors of parasitic and bacterial causes of diarrhoea in travellers
Alastair C. McGregor, Christopher J.M. Whitty and Stephen G. Wright
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, September 2012

Severe scorpion envenomation among children: does hydrocortisone improve outcome? A case-control study
Mabrouk Bahloul, Anis Chaari, Rania Ammar, Rania Allala, Hassen Dammak, Olfa Turki, Hedi Chelly, Chokri Ben Hamida and Mounir Bouaziz
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, April 2013

Red blood cell disorders in recently arrived African immigrants to Gran Canaria, Spain
Silvia de-la-Iglesia-Iñigo, Cristina Carranza-Rodriguez, Paloma Ropero-Gradilla, Fernando-Ataulfo González-Fernandez, Teresa Molero-Labarta, Marion Hemmersbach-Miller and José-Luis Pérez-Arellano
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, February 2013

Virological surveillance for early warning of dengue epidemics in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gleicy Amorim Macedo, Josélio Maria Galvão de Araújoa, Hermann Gonçalves Schatzmayr, Filipe Anibal Carvalho Costa, Ana Maria Bispo de Filippis, Flávia Barreto dos Santos and Rita Maria Ribeiro Nogueira
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, March 2013

Malaria burden in irregular migrants returning to Sri Lanka from human smuggling operations in West Africa and implications for a country reaching malaria elimination
K. Wickramage and G. N. L. Galappaththy
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, May 2013

Demographic profile of sylvatic yellow fever in Brazil from 1973 to 2008
Fernando Portela Câmara, Luiz Max de Carvalho and Ana Luisa Bacellar Gomes
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, May 2013

The role of prothrombin time (PT) in evaluating green pit viper (Cryptelytrops sp) bitten patients
Jamrus Pongpit, Paweenrat Limpawittayakul, Jumlong Juntiang, Benjaporn Akkawat and Ponlapat Rojnuckarin
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, July 2012

Procalcitonin and neopterin levels do not accurately distinguish bacterial from viral infections in ill-returned travellers with fever
René te Witt, Robert-Jan Hassing, Pieter P. Petit , Alex van Belkum, Perry J. van Genderen
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, April 2012

Dengue in the Middle East: a neglected, emerging disease of importance
Ananda Amarasinghe and G. William Letson
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, January 2012

The collection will be freely available to all until 31 August 2013; beyond that date it will only be accessible to RSTMH members. To find out more about RSTMH membership, please click here



Call for papers

Looking for a place to submit your travel medicine papers?

International Health and Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene are looking for original articles and reviews in Travel Medicine. Topics include:

• Global outbreaks of vaccine preventable disease
• Developments in vaccines
• Venomous bites and stings
• Malaria prevention in travellers
• Addressing the health needs of migrant patients
• Arboviruses and haemorrhagic fevers
• Medical tourism and medical evacuation
• Surveillance of travel-associated illness
• Rabies and post-exposure management

To submit a paper and to view our author instructions visit:
www.editorialmanager.com/trstmh (Transactions)
or www.editorialmanager.com/inthealth (International Health).