Possible autochthonous malaria from Marseille to Minneapolis

Barbara Doudier, Hervé Bogreau, Aaron DeVries, Nicolas Ponçon, William M. Stauffer, Didier Fontenille, Christophe Rogier, Philippe Parola

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Abstract

We report 2 cases of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern France in a French woman and an American man of Togolese origin who reported no recent travel to malaria-endemic countries. Both infections occurred after a stay near Marseille, which raises the possibility of autochthonous transmission. Entomologic and genotypic investigations are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1236-1238
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume13
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2007

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