Plasmodium vivax hospitalizations in a monoendemic malaria region: severe vivax malaria?

@article{Quispe2014PlasmodiumVH,
  title={Plasmodium vivax hospitalizations in a monoendemic malaria region: severe vivax malaria?},
  author={Antonio M. Quispe and Edwar Pozo and Edith Guerrero and Salom{\'o}n Durand and G. Christian Baldeviano and Kimberly A. Edgel and Paul C. F. Graf and Andres G. Lescano},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2014},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={11-7}
}
Severe malaria caused by Plasmodium vivax is no longer considered rare. To describe its clinical features, we performed a retrospective case control study in the subregion of Luciano Castillo Colonna, Piura, Peru, an area with nearly exclusive vivax malaria transmission. Severe cases and the subset of critically ill cases were compared with a random set of uncomplicated malaria cases (1:4). Between 2008 and 2009, 6,502 malaria cases were reported, including 106 hospitalized cases, 81 of which… CONTINUE READING

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