Demographic risk factors for severe and fatal vivax and falciparum malaria among hospital admissions in northeastern Indonesian Papua.

@article{Barcus2007DemographicRF,
  title={Demographic risk factors for severe and fatal vivax and falciparum malaria among hospital admissions in northeastern Indonesian Papua.},
  author={Mazie J Barcus and H. Basri and Helena Picarima and C Manyakori and Sekartuti and Iqbal Elyazar and Michael John Bangs and Jason D. Maguire and John Kevin Baird},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2007},
  volume={77 5},
  pages={984-91}
}
Between January 1998 and December 2000, the Jayapura Provincial Public Hospital in northeastern Indonesian New Guinea (Papua) admitted 5,936 patients with a diagnosis of malaria. The microscopic diagnosis at admission was Plasmodium falciparum (3,976, 67%), Plasmodium vivax (1,135, 19%), Plasmodium malariae (8, < 1%), and mixed species infections (817, 14%). Approximately 9% (367) of patients were classified as having severe malaria (277 P. falciparum, 36 P. vivax, 53 mixed infections, and 1 P… CONTINUE READING

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