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    Malaria Conditions

    Malaria, This leaflet gives general information about malaria and its treatment. What is malaria? Malaria is a serious infection. It is common in tropical coun...

    Malaria Prevention

    Malaria Professional

    Malaria, Sub-Saharan Africa still carries the brunt of the global malaria burden. In 2015, 89% of malaria cases and 91% of malaria deaths occurred in the region. [ ...

    Malaria Prevention Conditions

    Malaria Prevention, Preventing malaria in four steps There is an ABCD for prevention of malaria. This is: A wareness of risk of malaria. , quinine mala...

    Malaria Prophylaxis Professional

    Malaria Prophylaxis, See related separate articles Malaria and Malaria in Pregnancy . The ABCD of malaria prophylaxis: [ 1 ] A wareness of the risk ...

    Malaria in Pregnancy Professional

    Malaria in Pregnancy, The severity of malaria in pregnancy is thought to be due to general impaired immunity plus a diminution of acquired immunity to malaria in endemic areas. Place...

    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy Conditions

    Also, obtain up-to-date information about protecting against the type of malaria in the country you are to visit. This will include taking tablets to prevent malaria, and using mosqu...

    Travel Vaccinations Conditions

    Vaccine Recommendation (pregnancy) Anthrax Recommended ONLY IF there is a high risk of exposure BCG Contra-indicated DTaP Recommended if indicated He...

    Cholera Vaccination Hepatitis A Vaccine Hepatitis B Vaccine Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine Rabies Vaccine Tick-borne Encephalitis Immunisation Typhoid Vaccine Yellow Fever Vaccine

    Babesiosis Professional

    Synonym: piroplasmosis, "The malaria of the North East" Babesiosis is an uncommon but worldwide vector-borne malaria-like parasitic disease caused by protozoan parasite...

    Notifiable Diseases Professional

    In Scotland, written notification should be undertaken electronically via the SCI Gateway. [ 3 ] Lists of notifiable diseases England [ 5 ] Northern Ireland [ 2 ] Scotlan...

    Health Advice for Travel Abroad Conditions

    See separate section on dealing with motion (travel) sickness for more details . Malaria prevention Take all necessary precautions against malaria. It is a serious disease w...

    Travelling to Remote Locations Ears and Flying Jet Lag Motion (Travel) Sickness Altitude Sickness

    Rigors Conditions

    In malarial zones (where malaria would be a highly likely cause of an unexplained temperature), malaria treatments may also be started before there is a firm diagnosis.

    Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Influenza and Flu-like Illness Conditions

    Note : it is important to tell a doctor if you have flu-like symptoms and you have been to a country within the previous year where malaria is present. Initial symptoms of malaria ca...

    Immunisation for Flu

    Diagnosing the Tropical Traveller Professional

    Urgent response is also needed for fever in the returning traveller accompanying any of: Rash Breathing difficulty Altered conscious level Bruising or unusual bleeding Persistent vom...

    Splenomegaly and Hypersplenism Professional

    Infections: Malaria. Schistosomiasis. Visceral leishmaniasis (Kala-azar). Tuberculosis, brucellosis.

    Travel Vaccinations Professional

    KSA currently advises patients aged over 65 or under 12, those who are pregnant and those with chronic or malignant disease or immune deficiency not to travel. Malaria prevention The se...

    Burkitt's Lymphoma Professional

    Is associated with chronic malaria and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). [ 3 ] It particularly affects the jaw, other facial bone, distal ileum, caecum, ovaries, kidney or breast.

    Glucose-6-phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency Professional

    The epidemiology of G6PD deficiency has been noted to be remarkably similar to that of malaria, adding support to the 'malaria protection hypothesis'. Also, in vitro work has...

    Chikungunya Fever Professional

    Differential diagnosis [ 5 ] The picture may be confused with the various viral haemorrhagic fevers or malaria. Dengue fever. Leptospirosis. Malaria. Rheum...

    Full Blood Count and Blood Smear Conditions

    Also, infecting germs such as the malaria parasite can be seen in a blood smear. Do I need further tests? Lots of different conditions can cause an abnormality in a blood count.

    Typhoid Vaccine Conditions

    Antibiotics and some malaria tablets can stop the oral vaccine working. Most malaria tablets should not be taken for at least three days after receiving the oral vaccine.

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