Mosquito-borne viral infections and the traveller
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Mosquito-borne viral infections and the traveller

Jane Chiodini Travel health and immunisation specialist nurse, The Village Medical Centre, Bedfordshire

This article reviews the mosquito-borne infections yellow fever, Chikungunya virus, West Nile virus, dengue fever and eastern equine encephalitis. It provides advice on symptoms, diagnosis and preventive strategies to inform nursing practice during pre-travel consultations.

Correspondence janechiodini@btinternet.com

Nursing Standard. 22, 35,50-57. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.05.22.35.50.c6536

Published in print: 07 May 2008

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