Studio su 173 casi di malaria d'importazione in Italia

Translated title of the contribution: A study on 173 cases of imported malaria in Italy

G. Federico, F. Pallavicini, A. Antinori, P. Limoncelli, E. Tacconelli, G. Camilli

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Objectives: To investigate the epidemiological, clinical and therapeutical aspects of imported cases of malaria. Methods: A retrospective (1971-1997) study of 173 imported cases of malaria was performed. One hundred thirteen (65.3%) cases were caused by P. falciparum, 56 (32.4%) by P. vivax and 4 (2.3%) by P. vivax and P. falciparum. Results: The majority of patients (91.9%) had not performed a correct chemoprophylaxis. The annual incidence of malaria progressively increased over the study period up to the maximum of 50 cases from 1995 to 1997. In particular, a significant (p

Translated title of the contributionA study on 173 cases of imported malaria in Italy
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)164-167
Number of pages4
JournalGiornale Italiano di Malattie Infettive
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)


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