Journal of Okayama Medical Association
Published by Okayama Medical Association

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岡山県における輸入マラリアについて

Aji, Toshiki
Tongu, Yasumasa
Lai, Jim Shung
Shing, Ho Li
Shimono, Kunio
Inatomi, Seiichi
Suguri, Setsuo
Shiota, Tetsuya
Sakurai, Koichi
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Abstract
Two cases of imported malaria which occurred in Okayama prefecture are reported. One was infected with Plasmodium vivax in India, the other with P. falciparum at Nigeria, Africa. The efficacy of some antimalarial drugs in these cases is discussed. One patient was infected with P. falciparum, despite taking the medicine Daraprim® regularly. The efficacy of Daraprim® for suppressive cure in Nigeria is doutful. The therapy of chloroquine-resistance tropical malaria is also discussed.
Keywords
Imported malaria
Plasmodium vivax
Plasmodium falciparum
Suppressive cure
ISSN
0030-1558
NCID
AN00032489