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J Travel Med. 2006 Nov-Dec;13(6):373-5.

Tertian malaria (Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale) in two travelers despite atovaquone-proguanil prophylaxis.

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  • 1Tropical Medicine and Clinical Parasitology, Infectious Diseases Department, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain.


There is limited data regarding the efficacy of prophylaxis with atovaquone/proguanil (A/P) against non-falciparum malaria in travelers. Two cases, one Plasmodium vivax infection and another Plasmodium ovale infection, in travelers despite A/P prophylaxis are presented.

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