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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

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Plasmodium vivax Malaria among Military Personnel, French Guiana, 1998–2008

Benjamin QueyriauxComments to Author , Gaëtan Texier, Lénaïck Ollivier, Laurent Galoisy-Guibal, Rémy Michel, Jean-Baptiste Meynard, Christophe Decam, Catherine Verret, Vincent Pommier de Santi, André Spiegel, Jean-Paul Boutin, René Migliani, and Xavier Deparis
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Institut de Médicine Tropicale du Service de Santé des Armées, Marseille, France (B. Queyriaux, G. Texier, L. Ollivier, R. Michel, C. Decam, V. Pommier de Santi, J.-P. Boutin, X. Deparis); Hôpital d’Instruction des Armées Desgenettes, Lyon, France (L. Galoisy-Guibal); École du Val de Grâce, Paris, France (J.-B. Meynard, C. Verret, R. Migliani); Institut Pasteur, Cayenne, France (A. Spiegel)

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Cases of Plasmodium spp. malaria among French Armed Forces, French Guiana, 1998–2008*

Year Species
P. falciparum P. vivax P. malariae P. ovale Unknown
1998 41 35 0 1 3
1999 56 71 1 0 4
2000 36 48 0 2 5
2001 7 38 0 3 1
2002 19 40 1 2 0
2003 54 95 0 0 0
2004 22 72 1 3 0
2005 50 158 3 1 0
2006 29 123 0 2 0
2007 20 137 1 0 0
2008 44 221 0 0 0

*Cases of malaria caused by 2 parasites (co-infections) were included for each involved species.

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