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Abstract

Increasing international travel and expatriation to sub-Saharan countries where malaria is endemic has raised public health concerns about the burden of imported malaria cases in Portugal. From 2009 to 2012, there was a 60\% increase in malaria hospitalizations, contradicting the declining trend observed since 2003. Older age was associated with longer length of stay in hospital and higher lethality.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-356
Number of pages2
JournalJournal Of Travel Medicine
Volume21
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

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