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Table 3 Selected etiologic diagnoses 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
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%
Campylobacter 87 0 0 4 6 6 2 0 4 25 17 16 7
  1% 0% 0% 1% 6% 2% 3% 0% 1% 4% 3% 1% 0%
Shigella 333 5 8 13 11 27 4 1 12 76 31 108 37
  5% 4% 6% 4% 10% 8% 5% 1% 3% 11% 5% 6% 2%
Salmonella NT 59 1 1 5 1 7 1 0 3 5 7 19 9
  1% 1% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 0%
Giardia 193 2 5 7 4 7 0 0 13 74 15 47 19
  3% 2% 4% 2% 4% 2% 0% 0% 3% 11% 2% 3% 1%
Amebas 25 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 10 1 7 2
  0% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Febrile 1378 23 21 46 16 22 17 9 70 116 160 602 276
Systemic* 20% 20% 16% 14% 15% 7% 22% 12% 15% 17% 25% 33% 13%
P. falciparum Malaria 255 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 241 6
  4% 2% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 13% 0%
Malaria other 116 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 11 12 1 82 5
  2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 4% 2% 2% 0% 5% 0%
Dengue 131 6 7 0 0 1 1 0 13 21 60 9 13
  2% 5% 5% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 3% 3% 10% 1% 1%
Chikungunya 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 8 0
  0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
Rickettsiosis 50 0 0 6 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 36 3
  1% 0% 0% 2% 1% 0% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 2% 0%
Salmonellosis 20 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8 2 6 2
  0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0%
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%
Rabies PEP 65 0 2 6 4 19 1 2 5 2 17 7 0
  1% 0% 2% 2% 4% 6% 1% 3% 1% 0% 3% 0% 0%
Arthropods' bite 177 9 5 24 3 5 2 7 18 14 43 37 10
  3% 8% 4% 7% 3% 2% 3% 10% 4% 2% 7% 2% 1%
Larva migrans 97 3 6 1 0 1 0 2 17 10 24 28 5
  1% 3% 5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 4% 2% 4% 2% 0%
Bacterial infection 229 14 11 15 5 6 2 9 13 23 33 63 35
  3% 12% 8% 4% 5% 2% 3% 12% 3% 3% 5% 4% 2%
Leishmaniasis 15 0 2 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 5
  0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Myiasis 22 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 12 1
  0% 0% 2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 0%
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%
STIs 42 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 6 10 17
  1% 0% 0% 1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 1%
Schistosomiasis 129 0 0 2 1 11 0 0 2 2 2 79 30
  2% 0% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 1%
  1. Cases of dengue reported by EuroTravNet core sites in Brescia, Italy and Oslo, Sweden have been included in [34]