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NOT Open Access | Malaria Disease and Chemoprophylaxis Usage among Israeli Travelers to Endemic Countries

April 13, 2020 - 15:09 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Harel R, Chazan B, Schwartz E
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020 Apr 6

Prevention of malaria in travelers to endemic countries is one of the complex challenges of travel medicine. Israel has a widespread culture of travel to developing countries, but information regarding malaria prevention is limited so far. Our study, conducted in Sheba Medical Center, Israel, during the years 2008–2018 examined malaria chemoprophylaxis usage and malaria cases in a large group of Israeli travelers returning from endemic countries with any medical complaint.

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