Relapsing malaria infection acquired in Kenya.

@article{Patterson1987RelapsingMI,
  title={Relapsing malaria infection acquired in Kenya.},
  author={Jan E. Patterson and Frank J. Bia and Ken Miller and Peter McPhedran},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={60},
  pages={245 - 253}
}
An American physician-traveler to East Africa presented with manifestations of cerebral malaria and was treated with intravenous quinidine for chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria. He later relapsed with Plasmodium ovale infection, despite previous primaquine therapy. Treatment of chloroquine-resistant malaria is discussed. The difficulty in diagnosing P. ovale infections and the predominance of this malaria species over P. vivax in East Africa are reviewed. 

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