Imported malaria is on the rise again in the Netherlands, most notably since 2013. This is mostly due to immigration of asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa.
Intravenous AS can provide much higher peak concentrations of AS when compared to concentrations achieved with oral therapy; this may be crucial for the rapid elimination of parasites in patients with severe malaria.
The use of measures to avoid mosquito bites on retiring and covering arms and legs needs to be further emphasized to travelers.
Travellers had more malaria knowledge than the non-travelled UK population.
The questionnaire was administered at gates of departing flights from Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam (the Netherlands) to Kotoka International Airport, Accra (Ghana).
This is the first case of Plasmodium knowlesi infection in a Japanese traveller returning from Malaysia.
The present results suggest that remotely-sensed environmental data could be used as good predictors of the risk of clinical malaria among vulnerable individuals travelling through African endemic areas.
The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge and practices about malaria prophylaxis of travel medicine consultants in Greece.
Results from this study suggest that imported SMM should be considered in some patients attended at Tropical Medicine Units.
This suggests that any economic benefits from tourism that may be derived from actively pursuing elimination in countries that may have high tourism potential are likely to be small when measured at a national level.