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There is no surgical treatment for malaria.
Exchange blood transfusions
Exchange blood transfusions may be considered for treating severe cases of malaria if:5
Exchange blood transfusion is the quickest way to remove parasites. This procedure involves withdrawing blood from you at the same time that donor blood is being injected. During this exchange, the amount of blood in your body stays constant. Quinine is given by needle into a vein (intravenously) at the same time as the blood transfusion. Parasite density is checked every 12 hours until it is less than 1%.5
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