Malaria Among Refugee Children at Arrival in the United States

@article{Maroushek2005MalariaAR,
  title={Malaria Among Refugee Children at Arrival in the United States},
  author={Stacene R Maroushek and E. Aguilar and W. Stauffer and Mohomed D Abd-Alla},
  journal={The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={450-452}
}
Background: Malaria infects >70% of children at any given time in highly disease-endemic areas, such as parts of West Africa. Many infected children are asymptomatic. There are no published data regarding the prevalence of malaria among refugee children arriving in the United States from highly disease-endemic areas. This study was performed to determine the prevalence of malaria among asymptomatic children from West Africa. Methods: A retrospective chart review for Liberian refugee children… Expand
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