Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 26, issue 3, P755-780 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.05.006 View full text
Wilson W. Chan, Adrienne Showler, Andrea K. Boggild

Abstract: Liver disease is an important source of morbidity among ill returning travelers. Jaundice is one of the most common and obvious symptoms of liver disease, the differential diagnosis of which is extensive, especially in travelers. Jaundice in travelers can arise from both infectious and noninfectious causes. We herein summarize the most common parasitic etiologies that may lead to jaundice in the returned traveler, visitors of friends and relatives, or new immigrants, and describe the etiology, epidemiology, an…

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