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A Severe Case of Falciparum Malaria, 10 Years After Malaria Eradication: A Case Report

July 7, 2021 - 15:05 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Abdullah SJ, Abdulateef DS, Rahman HS, Mahmood SO, Mustafa VN, Ahmed RO, Ahmed RA
Reference: 
Yale J Biol Med. 2021 Jun 30;94(2):277-284

Malaria is a major mosquito-borne public health problem especially in tropical countries. The authors report a malaria infection in a 31-year-old man who had returned from East Africa with developed fever and rigor. Because of his thrombocytopenia, decreased hemoglobin, elevated liver enzymes, and splenomegaly, and because of failure to question about recent travel history, he was initially referred to the hematological hospital and medical staff suspected a hematological problem, so he was investigated for bone marrow aspirate and biopsy.

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