This site is intended for healthcare professionals

Go to /sign-in page

You can view 5 more pages before signing in

Travel risks of infection

Last reviewed dd mmm yyyy. Last edited dd mmm yyyy

Authoring team

Travel may predispose to infection via:

  • injury: tetanus

  • respiratory: diphtheria and tuberculosis (also unpasteurised milk)

  • food and water: polio, typhoid, hepatitis A, cholera and traveller's diarrhoea

  • mosquito and tick malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis, bites: dengue and haemorrhagic fevers and leishmaniasis

  • animal bites: rabies, viral haemorrhagic fevers

  • sex and drugs: STD's, HIV and hepatitis B

  • other: meningitis, schistosomiasis

Related pages

Create an account to add page annotations

Add information to this page that would be handy to have on hand during a consultation, such as a web address or phone number. This information will always be displayed when you visit this page