La malaria di importazione in Lombardia. I - Rassegna della casistica notificata.

Translated title of the contribution: Importation of malaria to Lombardy. I - Analysis of reported cases

G. Carosi, L. Giannico, A. Maccabruni, A. Parisi, G. Fraschini, M. Comelli

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Abstract

The comparative analysis of the cases of imported malaria in Lombardy and in Italy during 1976-1980, shows that the prevalent factors of risk are, in both, the male sex, the young age, the stay in endemic areas of tropical Africa where P. falciparum is greatly prevalent. The only very significant difference is represented by the prevalence of touristic motivation of the stay among the cases of Lombardy. The efficacy of prophylaxis against these factors of risk allowed to note, in the two last years considered (1979-1980), a sharp reduction of the annual number of cases in opposition to the trend of European cases of malaria.

Translated title of the contributionImportation of malaria to Lombardy. I - Analysis of reported cases
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)72-78
Number of pages7
JournalBollettino dell'Istituto Sieroterapico Milanese
Volume62
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 31 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology

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