Occupational Tropical Malaria Acquired during Work in Sudan after Discontinuation of Chemoprophylaxis with Lariam


Authors: V. Hassmanová 1;  S. Plíšek 2;  K. Honegr 2;  L. Vysloužil 3
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika nemocní z povolání LF UK, Hradec Králové, zastupující přednostka MUDr. E. Korolová 2Klinika infekčních nemocí LF UK a FN, Hradec Králové, přednosta doc. MUDr. V. Dostál 3Ústav klinické mikrobiologie, oddělení parazitologie FN, Hradec Králové, před 1
Published in: Prakt. Lék. 2001; (6): 334-336
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The authors present an account on occupational tropical malaria acquired during work in Sudan. The disease was most probably manifested because of discontinued chemoprophylaxis with Lariam. During a check-up examination six months after the acute attack the health status is clinically and according to laboratory tests quite stabilized. No relapse of malaria developed.

Key words:
malaria - chemoprophylaxis - occupational disease.

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