Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content

Volume 13, Number 6—June 2007

Research

Risk Factors for Imported Fatal Plasmodium falciparum Malaria, France, 1996–2003

Fabrice Legros*†‡§, Olivier Bouchaud¶, Thierry Ancelle#**, Amandine Arnaud*†, Sandrine Cojean#††, Jacques Le Bras¶#††, Martin Danis*†§‡‡, Arnaud Fontanet§§, Rémy Durand††¶Comments to Author , Autochthonous Malaria Epidemiology, and for the French National Reference Centers for ImportedChemosensitivity Working Group
Author affiliations: *Centre National de Référence de l'Epidémiologie du Paludisme d'Importation et Autochtone, Paris, France; †University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France; ‡Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris, France; §Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Medicalé, U511, Paris, France; ¶Hôpital Avicenne and University Paris 13, Bobigny, France; #University Paris 5, Paris, France; **Hôpital Cochin; Paris, France; **Hôpital Cochin; Paris, France; ††Centre National de Référence pour la Chimiosensibilité du Paludisme Hôpital Bichat-Claude Bernard, Paris, France; ‡‡Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris France; §§Unité d’Epidémiologie des Maladies Emergentes, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Main Article

Table 2

Distribution of falciparum malaria cases and deaths by country of acquisition, 1996–2003

Country No. deaths No. falciparum malaria cases Case-fatality rate per 1,000
Cape Verde 1 4 250.0
Senegal 12 2,234 5.4
Mauritania 1 96 10.4
Guinea-Bissau 1 50 20.0
Guinea 3 823 3.6
Mali 8 2,124 3.8
Côte d’Ivoire 15 4,623 3.2
Burkina Faso 5 740 6.8
Ghana 1 194 5.2
Togo 3 604 5.0
Benin 3 1,012 3.0
Niger 3 152 19.7
Nigeria 2 123 16.3
Cameroon 12 2,707 4.4
Equatorial Guinea 1 31 32.3
Gabon 4 671 6.0
Congo 4 885 4.5
Central African Republic 1 728 1.4
Tanzania 1 38 26.3
Kenya 4 101 39.6
Djibouti 1 12 83.3
Mozambique 1 29 34.5
Comoros Islands 1 2,017 0.5
Madagascar 4 432 9.3
Others, several countries or unknown
4
1,458
2.7
Total 96 21,888 4.4

Main Article

TOP