Publications



Re: "Preparing Pediatric International Travelers for Travelers' Diarrhea: Insights from the Global TravEpiNet".
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2017 Feb;36(2):243
Microbiology and Mycology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, The Center for Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, Department of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Petach Tikva, Israel.

Travel-Associated Zika Virus Disease Acquired in the Americas Through February 2016: A GeoSentinel Analysis.
Ann Intern Med 2017 Jan 22;166(2):99-108. Epub 2016 Nov 22.
From Boston University School of Public Health, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts; University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; University of Zürich Centre for Travel Medicine, WHO Collaborating Centre for Travellers' Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, Zürich, Switzerland; Harbor Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, PROSICS Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden; Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, UPMC University, Paris, France; Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Bronx, New York; Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany; Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland; Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, and Public Health Ontario Laboratories, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France; Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Alberta Children's Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France; Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany; Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and Umeå University, Umea, Sweden.

Amebic Liver Abscess in Israeli Travelers: A Retrospective Study.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2016 May 29;94(5):1015-9. Epub 2016 Feb 29.
Infectious Diseases Unit, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; Infectious Diseases Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; The Center for Geographic Medicine, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Histoplasmosis in Israeli travelers.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Jun 27;92(6):1168-72. Epub 2015 Apr 27.
Institute of Pulmonology, Department of Imaging, Internal Medicine "C" and Center for Geographic Medicine, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, Ramat Gan, Israel; Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Mycotic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia; Infectious Diseases Unit, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; Institute of Pulmonology, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Unit of Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine B, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

Artemether-lumefantrine compared to atovaquone-proguanil as a treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in travelers.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2015 Jan 4;92(1):13-7. Epub 2014 Nov 4.
The Center of Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; The Infectious Diseases Unit, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; The Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Potential drug interactions in travelers with chronic illnesses: a large retrospective cohort study.
Travel Med Infect Dis 2014 Sep-Oct;12(5):499-504. Epub 2014 May 5.
The Center of Geographic Medicine, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel; The Departments of Internal Medicine, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel; The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 69978, Israel. Electronic address:

Malignant diseases and mortality in blood donors infected with human T-lymphotropic virus type 1 in Israel.
Int J Infect Dis 2013 Nov 30;17(11):e1022-4. Epub 2013 Apr 30.
Department of Medicine C, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Israel; The Center of Geographic Medicine, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel. Electronic address:


Acute and potentially life-threatening tropical diseases in western travelers--a GeoSentinel multicenter study, 1996-2011.
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2013 Feb 16;88(2):397-404. Epub 2013 Jan 16.
Department of Infectious Diseases, Oslo University Hospital and University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.



Vaccine preventable diseases in returned international travelers: results from the GeoSentinel Surveillance Network.
Vaccine 2010 Oct 17;28(46):7389-95. Epub 2010 Sep 17.
Tropical Disease Unit, UHN-Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, North Wing, Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4, Canada.

Travelers' Diarrhea in Children: What Have We Learnt?
Pediatr Infect Dis J 2016 06;35(6):698-700
From the *Departments of Pediatrics A, Schneider Children's Medical Center, PetachTikva, †Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, and ‡The Center for Geographic Medicine and Tropical Diseases, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; and §Microbiology and Mycology Program, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Chile, Chile.



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