Severe Plasmodium knowlesi infection with multi-organ failure imported to Germany from Thailand/Myanmar

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Seilmaier, Michael; Hartmann, Wulf; Beissner, Marcus; Fenzl, Thomas; Haller, Cathrine; Guggemos, Wolfgang; Hesse, Jan; Harle, Adinda; Bretzel, Gisela; Sack, Stefan; Wendtner, Clemens; Löscher, Thomas; Berens-Riha, Nicole;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Journal: Malaria Journal,volume 13,page422 (issn: 1475-2875, eissn: 1475-2875)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/1475-2875-13-422, pmc: PMC4228098
  • Subject: Medizin | Severe malaria | Plasmodium knowlesi | Multi-organ failure | Infectious Diseases | Case Report | Imported malaria | Parasitology
    • ddc: ddc:610
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

During the last two decades human infections with Plasmodium knowlesi are increasingly diagnosed in South East Asia and have also been reported in travellers. A severe case of imported P. knowlesi infection in a 73-year old German is presented, who had been travelling t... View more
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