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Risk factors for mortality from imported falciparum malaria in the United Kingdom over 20 years: An observational study

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Objectives: To determine which travellers with malaria are at greatest risk of dying, highlighting factors which can be used to target health messages to travellers. Design: Observational study based on 20 years of UK national data. Setting: National register of malaria cases. Participants: 25 054 patients notified with Plasmodium falciparum malaria, of whom 184 died, between 1987 and 2006. Main outcome measures: Comparison between those with falciparum malaria who died and non-fatal cases, i...

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10.1136/bmj.e2116

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Journal:
BMJ (Online)
Volume:
344
Issue:
7854
Publication date:
2012-04-27
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EISSN:
1756-1833
URN:
uuid:b46bbafd-c7c0-4b1c-9a22-971406f2e308
Source identifiers:
343293
Local pid:
pubs:343293
Language:
English

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