volume 21, issue 4, P1091-1113 2007
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2007.08.005
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Cristian Speil, Adnan Mushtaq, Alys Adamski, Nancy Khardori

Abstract: The returning traveler with fever presents a diagnostic challenge for the health care provider. When evaluating such a patient, the highest priority should be given to diseases that are potentially fatal or may represent public health threats. A good history is paramount and needs to include destination, time and duration of travel, type of activity, onset of fever in relation to travel, associated comorbidities, and any associated symptoms. Pretravel immunizations and chemoprophylaxis may alter the natural co…

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