[Retrospective analysis of 107 imported adult cases of malaria. Experience report of uncomplicated falciparum malaria treatment in adults with oral atovaquone-proguanil].

@article{Vatan2006RetrospectiveAO,
  title={[Retrospective analysis of 107 imported adult cases of malaria. Experience report of uncomplicated falciparum malaria treatment in adults with oral atovaquone-proguanil].},
  author={R{\'e}my Vatan and Thierry Pistone and Pascal Millet and Gabriel Etienne and Patrick Merci{\'e} and Ma{\"i}t{\'e} Longy-Boursier and D. J-M. Malvy},
  journal={Presse medicale},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 4 Pt 1},
  pages={571-7}
}
OBJECTIVES The principal aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of the combination of oral atovaquone and proguanil (AP) in routine treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria in recent visitors to the tropics. We also analyzed the epidemiologic, clinical and hematologic characteristics of these patients with imported malaria. METHODS This retrospective study reviewed the records of 107 cases of imported malaria, treated in the Tropical Disease Unit of Bordeaux University Hospital… CONTINUE READING