The importance of surveillance for informing pretravel medical advice: imported malaria in New Zealand 1997-2009.


Malaria has never been endemic in New Zealand, and all cases have been diagnosed in international travelers. In this paper, we describe malaria cases reported from 1997 to 2009 and discuss epidemiological changes compared to a previous report from 1980 to 1992. From 1997 to 2009, 666 malaria infections were reported, with 410 cases (61.6%) in travelers aged… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/vbz.2012.1261


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