The transmission of malaria has increased in recent years in many countries where it was once eradicated or under control, and malaria remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the developing world.
Imported cases of malaria have been increasing in New York City and throughout the United States during the past decade.
The New York City Department of Health has modified its malaria surveillance program in order to improve the assessment of diagnosis and treatment of malaria in New York City residents and to provide appropriate advice to health professionals who treat these patients.
To describe the epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of laboratory-confirmed cases of malaria diagnosed in New York City residents from January 1,1991, through December 31,1996.
The retrospective study of case reports was carried out by the Malaria Surveillance Program of the Bureau of Communicable Diseases, New York City Department of Health, New York City, NY. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Paludisme, Protozoose, Parasitose, Infection, Surveillance sanitaire, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, New York, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malaria, Protozoal disease, Parasitosis, Infection, Sanitary surveillance, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America, New York, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0277535
Code Inist : 002B05E02B4. Création : 27/11/1998.