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Case Reports: Complication of Corticosteroid Treatment by Acute Plasmodium malariae Infection Confirmed by Small-Subunit rRNA Sequencing

November 5, 2010 - 09:22 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Kelvin K. W. To, Jade L. L. Teng, Samson S. Y. Wong, Antonio H. Y. Ngan, Kwok-Yung Yuen, and Patrick C. Y. Woo
Reference: 
J. Clin. Microbiol., Nov 2010; 48: 4313 - 4316.

We report a case of acute Plasmodium malariae infection complicating corticosteroid treatment for membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis in a patient from an area where P. malariae infection is not endemic.

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