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Open Access | Dispatch: Artesunate Misuse and Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in Traveler Returning from Africa

September 24, 2010 - 07:35 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Dea Shahinas, Rachel Lau, Krishna Khairnar, David Hancock, and Dylan R. Pillai
Reference: 
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 16, Number 10–October 2010

Plasmodium falciparum malaria developed in an African-born traveler who returned to Canada after visiting Nigeria.

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Transfusion Practice: Efficacy and safety of exchange transfusion as an adjunct therapy for severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in nonimmune travelers: a 10-year single-center experience with a standardized treatment protocol

March 31, 2010 - 12:19 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Perry J.J. van Genderen, Dennis A. Hesselink, Jacob M. Bezemer, Pieter J. Wismans, David Overbosch
Reference: 
Transfusion, Volume 50, Issue 4, Date: April 2010, Pages: 787-794

Although exchange transfusion (ET) has been considered as a controversial adjunct therapy, we have not encountered any case fatality since ET was introduced as a standard adjunct therapy for patients with severe malaria.

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Open Access | Quinine-Resistant Malaria in Traveler Returning from Senegal, 2007

March 24, 2010 - 11:05 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
B. Pradines et al.
Reference: 
EID, Volume 16, Number 3–March 2010

We describe clinical and parasitologic features of in vivo and in vitro Plasmodium falciparum resistance to quinine in a nonimmune traveler who returned to France from Senegal in 2007 with severe imported malaria. 

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Correspondence: Diagnostic importance of headache as a key symptom in suspecting malaria in adult returning travelers

December 5, 2009 - 16:21 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Francisco M. Pherez, Burke A. Cunha
Reference: 
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 7, Issue 6, November 2009, Pages 383-384. doi:10.1016/j.tmaid.2009.09.004

No abstract available.

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