Imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria: are patients originating from disease-endemic areas less likely to develop severe disease? A prospective, observational study.

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Jennings, RM; DE Souza, JB; Todd, JE; Armstrong, M; Flanagan, KL; Riley, EM; Doherty, JF;
(2006)
  • Publisher: American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
  • Subject:
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

: Just more than 2,000 cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria are reported in the United Kingdom annually, with a mortality rate of approximately 1%. Some studies suggest that patients with malaria who originate from disease-endemic areas are less likely to develop seve... View more
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