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Volume 6, Number 5—October 2000

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Falciparum Malaria in European Tourists to the Dominican Republic

Tomas Jelinek*Comments to Author , Manuel Corachan†, Martin Grobusch‡, Gundel Harms-Zwingenberger§, Herwig Kollaritsch¶, Joachim Richter#, Bernd Zieger**, and for TropNetEurop
Author affiliations: *Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany; †Sección de Medicina Tropical, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain; ‡Medizinische Klinik mit Schwerpunkt Infektiologie, Virchow-Klinikum, Berlin, Germany; §Insitut für Tropenmedizin, Berlin, Germany; ¶University of Vienna, Austria; #Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf, Germany; **Institut für Tropenmedizin, Städtische Kliniken Dresden-Friedrichstadt, Dresden, Germany; ††European Network on Imported Infectious Disease Surveillance

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Patients with falciparum malaria from Dominican Republic

No Sexa Age Nationality Month/year of presentation Journey Therapy
1 F 26 German 06/99
2 M 28 German 11/99 14 days in Punta Cana Mefloquine
(honeymoon with #3)
3 F 28 German 11/99 14 days in Punta Cana Mefloquine
(honeymoon with #2)
4 F 34 German 11/99 7 days in Punta Cana Mefloquine
5 F 28 Spanish 11/99 7 days in Punta Cana Chloroquine
6 F 45 German 11/99 14 days in Punta Cana Atovaquone/
proguanil
7 M 27 German 11/99 flight assistant, overnight Quinine
stays in Puerto Plata (October)
and Punta Cana (November)
8 F 30 German 11/99 10 days in Punta Cana Mefloquine
9 F 47 Austrian 12/99 14 days in Punta Cana Quinine
10 F 28 Spanish 12/99 6 days in Punta Cana Chloroquine
11 F 30 German 12/99 10 days in Punta Cana Mefloquine
12 F 31 German 12/99 16 days in Punta Cana Chloroquine
13 M 24 German 02/00 10 days in Punta Cana Quinine

aF = female ; M = male.

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