Malaria diagnosis and hospitalization trends, Brazil

Patricia D. Santos-Ciminera*, Donald R. Roberts, Maria Das Gracas C. Alecrim, Monica R.F. Costa, Gerald V. Quinnan

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We focused on rates of malaria in the state of Amazonas and city of Manaus, Brazil. Plasmodium vivax accounted for an increased number and rate of hospital admissions, while P. falciparum cases decreased. Our observations on malaria epidemiology suggest that the increased hospitalization rate could be due to increased severity of P. vivax infections.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1597-1600
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2007
Externally publishedYes


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