Hospital-acquired malaria transmitted by contaminated gloves.


We describe two cases of malaria occurring in a malaria-free zone in two in-patients, two weeks after a case of Plasmodium falciparum malaria, acquired in Burkina Faso, had been admitted to the same ward. After reviewing the techniques used by nursing staff, we conclude that transmission probably occurred via gloves contaminated following manipulation of… (More)


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@article{Piro2001HospitalacquiredMT, title={Hospital-acquired malaria transmitted by contaminated gloves.}, author={Sara Piro and Mohamed Sammud and Sulafa Badi and L Al Ssabi}, journal={The Journal of hospital infection}, year={2001}, volume={47 2}, pages={156-8} }