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Case Report: Transfusion-related Plasmodium ovale malaria complicated by acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in a non-endemic country

January 21, 2011 - 08:37 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Souha Haydoura, Ola Mazboudi, Khalil Charafeddine, Imad Bouakl, Tania A. Baban, Ali T. Taher, Souha S. Kanj
Reference: 
Parasitology International, Volume 60, Issue 1, January 2011, Pages 114-116

To our knowledge, this is the first case of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) secondary to blood transfusion related P. ovale malaria infection in a non-endemic country.

Medical Treatment: 
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