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A Belgian traveler who acquired yellow fever in The Gambia

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dc.contributor.author Colebunders, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Mariage, J. L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Coche, J. C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Pirenne, B. en_US
dc.contributor.author Kempinaire, S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hantson, P. en_US
dc.contributor.author Van Gompel, A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Niedrig, M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Van Esbroeck, M. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bailey, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Drosten, C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Schmitz, H. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2007-12-06T14:38:26Z
dc.date.available 2007-12-06T14:38:26Z
dc.date.issued 2002 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1537-6591 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/344180
dc.identifier.other ITG-C1A en_US
dc.identifier.other ITG-C7A en_US
dc.identifier.other ITG-C9A en_US
dc.identifier.other CLINIC en_US
dc.identifier.other U-HIVCLI en_US
dc.identifier.other U-TROPIC en_US
dc.identifier.other U-CLIBIO en_US
dc.identifier.other ELECTRONIC en_US
dc.identifier.other JIF en_US
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dc.identifier.other ABSTRACT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10390/849
dc.description.abstract A 47-year-old Belgian woman acquired yellow fever during a 1-week vacation in The Gambia; she had never been vaccinated against yellow fever. She died of massive gastrointestinal bleeding 7 days after the onset of the first symptoms. This dramatic case demonstrates that it is important for persons to be vaccinated against yellow fever before they travel to countries where yellow fever is endemic, even if the country, like The Gambia, does not require travelers to be vaccinated. en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.publisher University of Chicago Press en_US
dc.subject Travel medicine en_US
dc.subject Viral diseases en_US
dc.subject Yellow fever en_US
dc.subject Case reports en_US
dc.subject Gambia en_US
dc.subject Africa, West en_US
dc.title A Belgian traveler who acquired yellow fever in The Gambia en_US
dc.type Article-E en_US
dc.citation.issue 10 en_US
dc.citation.jtitle Clinical Infectious Diseases en_US
dc.citation.volume 35 en_US
dc.citation.pages e113-e116 en_US
dc.publisher.place Chicago en_US
dc.identifier.pmid http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12410495
dc.citation.jabbreviation Clin Infect Dis en_US


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