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[Management of uncomplicated malaria]

Abstract

Management of uncomplicated malaria. Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a potentially severe imported tropical infection that should be systematically suspected in patients with fever returning from an endemic region, mainly sub-Saharan Africa. The diagnosis is based on the thin and thick film -possibly replaced by a rapid test-, the results of which must be reported within two hours. The recommendations for care were updated in 2017. The main advance is the positioning of artemisinin derivative- based combinations as first-line, given their rapidity of action and their effectiveness. Management is most often hospital based but criteria have been established for outpatient care provided that the close clinical and biological follow-up recommended at day 3, 7 and 28 is respected.
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hal-03871439 , version 1 (25-11-2022)

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  • HAL Id : hal-03871439 , version 1
  • PUBMED : 30983213

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Nicolas Vignier. [Management of uncomplicated malaria]. Revue du Praticien (La), 2019, 69 (2), pp.152--158. ⟨hal-03871439⟩
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