Audit of imported and domestic malaria cases at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.

@article{Moore1995AuditOI,
  title={Audit of imported and domestic malaria cases at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.},
  author={Carree S Moore and I Teng Cheong},
  journal={The British journal of clinical practice},
  year={1995},
  volume={49 6},
  pages={304-7}
}
The clinical, haematological and biochemical profiles of all domestic and imported malaria cases admitted to the Hospital Kuala Lumpur were analysed. The most common malaria types were Plasmodium falciparum (39.5%) and Plasmodium vivax (42%). The most common patient type was men aged 29-40 years (reflecting the high mobility of this group, many of whom were illegal immigrants). Misdiagnosis on admission was frequently due to the variable clinical presentation of the disease and the difficulties… CONTINUE READING