Journal Browser Advanced Search Help
Journal Browser Advanced search HELP
Korean J Infect Dis. 2001 Aug;33(4):302-304. Korean. Original Article.
Suh IB , Yoon DK , Lim CS .
Department of Clinical Pathology, Familly Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Department of Travel Medicine, Familly Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract

We experienced a case of Plasmodium falciparum gametocytemia successfully treated with primaquine in a twenty seven-years old woman. The patient had been admitted due to general malaise after diagosis and treatment of P. falciparum at Tanzania one month ago. On microscopic examination, P. falciparum gametocytemia was seen and treated with mefloquine for one week but gametocytemia was not disappeared. After primaquine treatment for two weeks, she was successfully treated.

Copyright © 2019. Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors.