Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 19, issue 1, P169-183 2005 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2004.10.003 View full text
Richard J. Pollack, Leonard C. Marcus

Abstract: Guidance has been offered to clinicians so they might better educate and advise travelers how to protect themselves, and evaluate complaints by travelers once they have returned. Any biting arthropod may cause direct injury, and the bite of just one infectious vector can be enough to prove fatal to the unprotected. Travelers and travel medicine practitioners should familiarize themselves with the vectors and vector-borne agents likely to been countered corresponding to the traveler's specific itinerary, accomm…

expand abstract