Update: April 18, 2014

April 17th, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 16 to April 18, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (9 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (156 updates)

  • 51 Diseases
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Update: April 16, 2014

April 15th, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 13 to April 16, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (7 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (313 updates)

  • 42 Diseases
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Infectious Diseases – Vaccines (2 updates)

  • 2 New Vaccine Synonyms Added

Microbiology – Bacteria (1 updates)

  • 1 Bacteria

Update: April 13, 2014

April 12th, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 11 to April 13, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (6 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (127 updates)

  • 1 Clinical note
  • 47 Diseases
  • 79 Country notes
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Microbiology – Bacteria (3 updates)

  • 3 Bacteria

Angiostrongyliasis and Travel

April 11th, 2014

The following chronology of travel-associated angiostrongyliasis is abstracted from Gideon www.GideonOnline.com and the Gideon e-book series [1]

Four cases of angiostrongyliasis has been reported in Victoria, Australia as of 1999 – including three (one fatal) imported from Fiji.
1982 (publication year) – An outbreak (16 cases) was reported among Korean fisherman in American Samoa – traced to ingestion of giant African snails (Achatina fulica).
1984 (publication year) – Three cases of angiostrongyliasis acquired in Western Samoa were treated at a hospital in New Zealand.
1988 – A French traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in Tahiti.
1995 – A Swiss traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in Tahiti.
1996 – A French traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in Tahiti.
1998 – An outbreak (6 cases) was reported among Thai laborers in Taiwan.
1999 – An outbreak was reported among Thai laborers in Taiwan.
1999 – A patient with angiostrongyliasis was transferred from Fiji to Australia, for treatment.
2000 – An outbreak (12 cases) among American tourists was caused by eating contaminated Caesar salad in Jamaica. An additional American tourist acquired the infection in Jamaica during 2001. 2001 (publication year) – Angiostrongyliasis was confirmed in an American tourist who had returned from Tonga.
2002 – A French traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in Tahiti.
2004 (publication year) – Angiostrongyliasis was confirmed in a Swiss traveler who had returned from Cuba.
2006 – A Croatian seaman acquired angiostrongyliasis during travel to Malaysia and Singapore.
2006 – A German traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in the Dominican Republic.
2007 (publication year) – Eosinophilic meningitis reported in an Italian traveler to Santo Domingo.
2007 – A British traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in Thailand.
2008 (publication year) – A Belgian traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis while traveling through Latin America and Fiji.
2008 (publication year) – An outbreak (5 cases) of angiostrongyliasis was reported among French policemen who had worked in French Polynesia.
2009 (publication year) – A German traveler acquired angiostrongyliasis in Thailand.

Reference:
1. Berger S. Angiostrongyliasis: Global Status, 2014. Gideon e-books, http://www.gideononline.com/ebooks/disease/angiostrongyliasis-global-status/

Update: April 11, 2014

April 10th, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 9 to April 11, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (7 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (141 updates)

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Microbiology – Bacteria (3 updates)

  • 2 New Bacteria Added
  • 1 Microbes – New

Update: April 9, 2014

April 9th, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 7 to April 9, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (7 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (125 updates)

  • 1 Clinical note
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Microbiology – Yeasts (2 updates)

  • 1 New Yeasts Added
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Update: April 7, 2014

April 6th, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 4 to April 7, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (13 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (489 updates)

  • 97 Diseases
  • 392 Country notes
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Microbiology – Bacteria (1 updates)

  • 1 Bacteria

Update: April 4, 2014

April 3rd, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: April 2 to April 4, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (8 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (688 updates)

  • 1 Clinical note
  • 142 Diseases
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Microbiology – Bacteria (1 updates)

  • 1 Bacteria

Update: April 2, 2014

April 1st, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: March 31 to April 2, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (6 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (133 updates)

  • 1 Clinical note
  • 44 Diseases
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Infectious Diseases – Drugs (3 updates)

  • 2 Interacting drugs – New
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Update: March 31, 2014

March 31st, 2014

GIDEON what’s new summary: March 29 to March 31, 2014

Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (6 updates)

Infectious Diseases – Diseases (182 updates)

  • 73 Diseases
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