Human Plasmodium knowlesi infections in Klang Valley, Peninsula Malaysia: a case series.

We report seven cases of naturally acquired human Plasmodium knowlesi infections which were admitted to our centre from July 2007 till June 2008. Diagnosis was confirmed by nested PCR. Cases of P. knowlesi infections, dubbed the fifth type of human malaria, have been reported in East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak) as well as in the state of Pahang in… CONTINUE READING