Low risk of Japanese encephalitis in short-term Australian travelers to Asia
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The risk of Japanese encephalitis (JE) in travelers is unknown. In this prospective study, we investigated the incidence of JE in 387 short-term Australian travelers visiting Asia over a 32-month period from August 2007 to February 2010 by performing preand post-travel antibody testing. No travelers were infected with JE virus during travel, indicating a low risk of infection for short-term travelers.