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Imported falciparum malaria in British troops returning from Kenya.

Abstract:

The objective of this study was to report on a breakthrough of Plasmodium falciparum infection following a military exercise in central Kenya and the treatment regimens used. A series of case reports are presented from the three UK hospitals involved. Among 150 British soldiers who had been on exercises for five weeks in central Kenya, taking proguanil/chloroquine anti-malarial prophylaxis, seven developed symptomatic falciparum malaria. Initial symptoms, which started between 2 and 10 days b...

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10.1136/jramc-140-03-03

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Journal:
Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps
Volume:
140
Issue:
3
Pages:
119-123
Publication date:
1994-10-05
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EISSN:
2052-0468
ISSN:
0035-8665
URN:
uuid:c073208d-96f8-438c-9a9e-6562fa8751b4
Source identifiers:
61190
Local pid:
pubs:61190

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