Skin Infections and Travelers

Document Type: Review Article


Molecular Biology Research Center, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Knowing the type of infections in different geographical regions may help to prevent the distribution of diseases. Vaccines, repellents, mosquito nets and clothes are recommended for preventing the increase of infectious diseases. There are different types of climate and geographical items around the world which determine the kind of skin infections. Travelers' skin diseases are recognized as serious global problems. This problem will be solved through an identification of all the types of microbial agents and vectors which may lead to these infections. Informing travelers and advising are the best ways to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.


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