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Not Open Access | Imported malaria and artemisinin-based combination therapy failure in travellers returning to Belgium: A retrospective study

November 7, 2019 - 21:48 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Rovira-Vallbona E, Bottieau E, Guetens P, Verschueren J, Rebolledo J, Nulens E, Van der Hilst J, Clerinx J, Van Esbroeck M, Rosanas-Urgell A
Reference: 
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2019 Oct 30:101505 [Epub ahead of print]

BACKGROUND

Malaria (Plasmodium spp) remains a top cause of travel-associated morbidity among European residents. Here, we describe recent trends of imported malaria to Belgium and characterize the first cases of P.falciparum failure to artemisinin combination therapy (ACT).

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