Stand-by treatment of suspected malaria in travellers.

  title={Stand-by treatment of suspected malaria in travellers.},
  author={Hans Dieter Nothdurft and Tomas Jelinek and S M Pechel and Florian Hess and Hubert Maiwald and Adelheid Marschang and Frank von Sonnenburg and Th. Weinke and Thomas L{\"o}scher},
  journal={Tropical medicine and parasitology : official organ of Deutsche Tropenmedizinische Gesellschaft and of Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit},
  volume={46 3},
Travellers to malarious areas are increasingly advised to carry an emergency medication for self-treatment of suspected malaria in absence of medical attention. However, no data are available so far how travellers cope with self-diagnosis and stand by treatment (SBT). We therefore investigated the frequency, circumstances and outcome of emergency self… CONTINUE READING