An update on malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment for the returning traveller

Effrossyni Gkrania-Klotsas, Andrew M L Lever
Blood Reviews 2007, 21 (2): 73-87
The diagnosis of malaria needs to be considered for every returning traveller with a fever. Compliance with prevention, both pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical, is essential for every traveller. New tests for diagnosis are now available. Treatment options have recently expanded to include the artemisinin derivatives that used to be unavailable in the western countries.

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