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Most common cause of fatal pneumonia in NT?

Melioidosis

2

most common infection when travelling?

traveller's diarrhoea

3

Travel medicine most common diagnosis for returned travellers?

Malaria

4

2 most common febrile returned traveller disease?

Dengue
Typhoid

5

3 most common modes of disease transmission in Travel medicine

vector borne
resp
food/water

6

what is second most frequent cause of illness in Travel medicine?

resp infections

7

Most common resp infection in travellers?

influenza

8

most common rep infection in older travellers?

legionnaires disease

9

most common vaccine preventable disease in Travel medicine?

influenza

10

3 geosentinel surveillance network areas high for malaria

africa
subsaharan africa
oceania

11

which sex gets more malaria?

males

12

which sex gets more dengue fever?

both around the same

13

Which plasmodium is fast and drug resistance?

plasmodium falciparum

14

Plasmodium vivax clinical feature?

can lie dormant and relapse many years later

15

largest group of malaria acquiring travellers?

visiting friends and relatives

16

more cases a clinic sees of malaria...

better the outcome

17

how long for fatal plasmodium falciform?

5 days

18

2 highest activities associated with HepB while travelling?

water sports
motorcycle

19

top 2 mortality in travelers?

cardiovascular
injury unintentional

20

who are less likely to seek pre-travel medical advice?

young males

21

how are high risk travellers?

immunocompromosed
preg
high risk locations
young/old
VFR