[Occurrence of tertian malaria in a male patient who has never been abroad].

@article{Chai1994OccurrenceOT,
  title={[Occurrence of tertian malaria in a male patient who has never been abroad].},
  author={Ihn Ho Chai and Gune Il Lim and S N Yoon and Won Il Oh and Soo Jin Kim and Jong Yil Chai},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1994},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          195-200
        }
}
Malaria is estimated to have a worldwide incidence of more than 100 million clinical cases and approximately 1 million deaths per year. Korea, although previously known as an endemic area of tertian malaria (Plasmodium vivax), has been considered free from malaria as there had been no report on indigenous cases since 1984. Recently, however, we experienced an indigenous case of P. vivax infection in a young man who had never been abroad. The patient was a 23-year-old Korean soldier with 18-day… Expand
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