Artesunate-related fever and delayed hemolysis in a returning traveler

  title={Artesunate-related fever and delayed hemolysis in a returning traveler},
  author={Jacquelyn S. Lahoud and Oscar B Lahoud and Yu Shia Lin and Monica Ghitan and Edward K. Chapnick and William B. Solomon and Margaret Kuhn-Basti},
Malaria is a serious and sometimes fatal disease caused by an intraerythrocytic parasite, and is commonly seen in developing countries. Approximately 1500 cases of malaria are diagnosed in the United States each year, mostly in travelers and immigrants returning from endemic areas [1]. There are many different regimens used to treat malaria, some of which are not approved in the USA. The side effects of these medications may not be familiar to physicians in the USA. We report a case of a… CONTINUE READING
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