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Table 4 Checklist for taking a travel history

From: Pulmonary infections in the returned traveller

Questions Examples
Country of travel and accommodation Latent diseases, possible exposures
Occupation, hobbies, activities Healthcare worker, business, visiting relatives, farmer, cave explorer, water exposure
Prophylaxis Immunizations, prophylaxis, insect repellents
Treatment or procedures Hospital treatment in country, tattoos
Diet Seafood, raw food
Sex Unprotected sex, paid sex, multiple partners
Animals Birds, domestic animals, wildlife