Late-presenting Plasmodium falciparum Malaria in a Non-Endemic Setting During COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Paul M. Robben*, Christopher R. Dunbar, Elgin H. Akin*, Alexander Pichugin*, Jason A. Regules*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We report a case of febrile Plasmodium falciparum malaria in a 36-year-old male patient occurring 14 years after immigration from and more than 12 months since a return visit to the endemic area. The critical need for awareness regarding late presentations of P. falciparum is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e1335-e1337
JournalMilitary Medicine
Volume188
Issue number5-6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 May 2023
Externally publishedYes

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