[Old age as risk factor for complications of malaria in non-immune travellers].

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BACKGROUND Malaria plays an important role as a dangerous imported infection in Europe. In addition, the number of elderly travellers is increasing. We examined the hypothesis, whether age can be considered as a risk factor for the development of complications in malaria. PATIENTS AND METHODS We examined retrospectively 134 case records of patients of all… (More)

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@article{Stich2003OldAA, title={[Old age as risk factor for complications of malaria in non-immune travellers].}, author={August Stich and Manuel Zwicker and Timur Steffen and B. K{\"o}hler and Klaus Fleischer}, journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={2003}, volume={128 7}, pages={309-14} }