Malaria: An Update

@article{Basu2017MalariaAU,
  title={Malaria: An Update},
  author={Srikanta Basu and Puneet Kaur Sahi},
  journal={The Indian Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={84},
  pages={521-528}
}
  • S. Basu, P. Sahi
  • Published 30 March 2017
  • Medicine
  • The Indian Journal of Pediatrics
India is endemic for malaria with unstable transmission inhibiting the development of immunity and predisposing all age groups to the disease. Children under five are the greatest sufferers with maximum mortality. P. falciparum and P. vivax cause majority of cases. Fever is the cardinal symptom, though no set of signs and symptoms reliably distinguishes malaria from other causes of fever. In all suspected cases parasitological diagnosis should be confirmed before starting the treatment… 
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