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Table 2 Selected syndrome groups according to travel region among 6957 patients seen at EuroTravNet core sites in 2008.

From: Travel and migration associated infectious diseases morbidity in Europe, 2008

  Total N % Caribbean Central America Europe Middle East North Africa North East Asia Other South America South Central Asia South East Asia Sub-Saharan Africa No single region
Febrile/Systemic Illness 1378 23 21 46 16 22 17 9 70 116 160 602 276
  20% 20% 16% 14% 15% 7% 22% 12% 15% 17% 25% 33% 13%
Acute Diarrhea 1205 27 42 67 33 119 15 6 70 263 131 319 113
  17% 24% 32% 20% 31% 36% 19% 8% 15% 39% 21% 18% 5%
Chronic Diarrhea 484 9 14 11 10 53 5 4 41 71 57 85 124
  7% 8% 11% 3% 9% 16% 6% 6% 9% 11% 9% 5% 6%
Gastrointestinal Other 623 8 16 30 12 29 11 6 44 70 44 176 177
  9% 7% 12% 9% 11% 9% 14% 8% 9% 10% 7% 10% 8%
Dermatologic 851 35 34 62 14 43 9 27 83 72 140 216 116
  12% 30% 26% 18% 13% 13% 12% 37% 18% 11% 22% 12% 5%
Respiratory 540 8 6 72 10 15 4 8 18 65 65 119 150
  8% 7% 5% 21% 9% 5% 5% 11% 4% 10% 10% 7% 7%
Tissue Parasites 237 0 0 5 2 10 0 1 96 2 3 85 33
  3% 0% 0% 2% 2% 3% 0% 1% 20% 0% 1% 5% 2%
GU and STIs 200 6 2 16 2 7 1 0 11 17 23 44 71
  3% 5% 2% 5% 2% 2% 1% 0% 2% 3% 4% 2% 3%
Psychologic 175 2 0 6 3 14 5 0 7 18 5 52 63
  3% 2% 0% 2% 3% 4% 6% 0% 2% 3% 1% 3% 3%
Injury/
Musculoskeletal
144 2 1 16 3 9 9 5 10 13 13 24 39
  2% 2% 1% 5% 3% 3% 12% 7% 2% 2% 2% 1% 2%
Neurologic 98 1 0 13 3 7 1 3 3 8 8 22 29
  1% 1% 0% 4% 3% 2% 1% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
Death 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
  0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Chronic Disease 319 1 1 17 1 4 4 2 61 9 13 107 99
  5% 1% 1% 5% 1% 1% 5% 3% 13% 1% 2% 6% 5%
Nonspecific Symptoms 283 4 6 8 2 13 3 3 38 14 19 91 82
  4% 4% 5% 2% 2% 4% 4% 4% 8% 2% 3% 5% 4%
Other 347 6 11 18 6 17 5 7 27 24 42 107 77
  5% 5% 8% 5% 6% 5% 6% 9% 6% 4% 7% 6% 4%
Healthy 1056 1 3 3 5 5 1 0 8 9 4 36 981
  15% 1% 2% 1% 5% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1% 1% 2% 45%
Total 6957 115 133 341 107 330 78 73 470 676 631 1804 2199
  100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%