Pediatric and adolescent imported malaria in Cape Town.

Gray T.C. ; Cooke M.L. ; Rabie H. ; Kidd M. ; Cotton M.F. (2009)

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We reviewed 42 cases of pediatric and adolescent imported malaria in Cape Town. Patients were predominantly new and returned immigrants from other African countries. Rapid diagnosis occurred in most cases. Eleven of 42 (26%) had severe malaria. Management issues included delay to and inappropriate treatment, inadequate monitoring for hypoglycemia, and under notification to health authorities.

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