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Volume 17, Number 12—December 2011
CME ACTIVITY - Perspective

Risk for Rabies Importation from North Africa

Philippe GautretComments to Author , Florence Ribadeau-Dumas, Philippe Parola, Philippe Brouqui, and Hervé Bourhy

Author affiliations: Hôpital Nord, Marseille, France (P. Gautret, P. Parola, P. Brouqui); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (F. Ribadeau-Dumas, H. Bourhy)

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Table 5

Reasons for travel among 90 patients injured in North Africa and consulting an antirabies medical center, Marseille, France, 2004–2010

Reason for travel Place of exposure, no. (%) patients
Algeria Morocco Tunisia Egypt Total
Tourism 10 (27.8) 24 (72.7) 17 (89.6) 2 (100) 53 (58.9)
Visit with friends and relatives 26 (72.2) 8 (24.3) 1 (5.2) 0 35 (38.9)
Business 0 1 (3.0) 1 (5.2) 0 2 (2.2)
Total 36 33 19 2 90

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