Prevention of malaria in long-term travelers

Checkley, AM; Hill, DR; (2007) Prevention of malaria in long-term travelers. Trends in parasitology, 23 (10). pp. 462-465. ISSN 1471-4922

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Long-term travellers have a high risk of acquiring malaria, and also of discontinuing malaria prophylaxis. A review by Lin Chen and colleagues addresses the relatively neglected area of malaria prevention in long-term travellers. The essential elements of malaria prevention are discussed: awareness of risk, bite avoidance, chemoprophylaxis, rapid diagnosis, stand-by emergency treatment, and the importance of tailoring recommendations to the individual.

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PubMed ID: 17888737


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