Malaria in paradise: characterization of imported cases in Gran Canaria Island (1993-2006).

@article{EspinosaVega2011MalariaIP,
  title={Malaria in paradise: characterization of imported cases in Gran Canaria Island (1993-2006).},
  author={Elizabeth Espinosa-Vega and Antonio Manuel Mart{\'i}n-S{\'a}nchez and Rosa Elcuaz-Romano and Melisa Hern{\'a}ndez-Febles and Jes{\'u}s M Molina-Cabrillana and Jos{\'e}-Lu{\'i}s P{\'e}rez-Arellano},
  journal={Journal of travel medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          165-72
        }
}
BACKGROUND Spain obtained the official certificate of malaria eradication in 1964. However, imported malaria cases have been increasing during the last few decades in this country. This study aims to describe the clinical and epidemiological features of patients diagnosed with malaria on Gran Canaria Island. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted based on case review of all patients diagnosed with malaria microbiologically confirmed from 1993 to 2006, at the three referral teaching… CONTINUE READING
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