Malaria Chemoprophylaxis in 28712 European Travelers to Africa: A Follow-up Study

  • R. Steffen
  • R. Heusser
  • R. Mächler
  • U. Naef
  • B. Somaini

Abstract

Those in charge of formulating recommendations for malaria prophylaxis in short-term travelers must know the:

  • Incidence rate of (falciparum) malaria in travelers to various destinations

  • Case fatality rate of Plasmodium falciparum infection

  • Toxicity of the drugs used

  • Chemoprophylactic efficacy

Many of these data are not yet available.

Keywords

Toxicity Hepatitis Malaria Thrombocytopenia Plasmodium 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Steffen
  • R. Heusser
  • R. Mächler
  • U. Naef
  • B. Somaini

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