A case of falciparum malaria transmitted by a Whole blood transfusion from a donor affected by imported malaria is reported. As an increased number of cases of transfusion malaria is reported in Europe during the past ten years, the authors emphasize the importance of screening blood donors by the I.F.A. test to indentify carriers. They also discuss some related diagnostic and therapeutic problems.

Post-transfusion malaria after imported malaria.

MACCABRUNI, ANNA;
1982

Abstract

A case of falciparum malaria transmitted by a Whole blood transfusion from a donor affected by imported malaria is reported. As an increased number of cases of transfusion malaria is reported in Europe during the past ten years, the authors emphasize the importance of screening blood donors by the I.F.A. test to indentify carriers. They also discuss some related diagnostic and therapeutic problems.
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