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Malaria (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Mary D. Nettleman, MD, MS, MACP

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Previous contributing author and editors:

Author: Kevin T Merrell, MD, PhD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Richard Harrigan, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Temple University School of Medicine.

REFERENCE:

Brunette, G.W., ed. CDC Health Information for International Travel 2012: The Yellow Book. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.


Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2011

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Malaria, which predominantly occurs in tropical areas, is a potentially life-threatening disease caused by infection with Plasmodium protozoa transmitted by an infective female Anopheles mosquito vector.

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