The epidemiology of severe malaria in an area of low transmission in Thailand.


The predisposing factors, clinical presentation, and outcome of severe malaria in a Karen community living on the western border of Thailand were studied over a period of 2 years. This was an area of low malaria transmission (approximately one infection per person per year), where asymptomatic malaria is unusual. In a population of 4728 persons, who had… (More)