Central Nervous System Infections in Travelers
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- Kirsch, H.L., Thakur, K.T. & Birbeck, G.L. Curr Infect Dis Rep (2013) 15: 600. doi:10.1007/s11908-013-0383-8
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International travelers commonly contract infections while abroad, many of which are primary neurological diseases or have potential neurological sequelae. The implications of these neuroinfectious diseases extend beyond the individual, since returning travelers may contribute to the spread of infection in novel areas. In this review, we discuss signs, symptoms, treatments, and prophylaxes for these infections, as well as emerging trends with regard to neuroinfectious diseases of the returning traveler.