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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...

    Summary 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 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...

    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 ...

    Preventing Infection after Splenectomy or if you do not have a Working Spleen 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...

    Advice for Travel Abroad Conditions

    See separate leaflet called Motion (Travel) Sickness for more details . Malaria prevention Take all necessary precautions against malaria. It is a serious disease which can, at...

    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 ] Scotland...

    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...

    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.

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Advice for Travelling to Remote Locations Conditions

    Visit the National Travel Health Centre and Network (NaTHNaC) website (see below) for country-specific advice and to understand how you may minimise your risk of exposure to any or all of these. ...

    Typhoid Immunisation 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.

    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...

    Summary Immunisation for Flu

    Dengue Conditions

    Your doctor will usually want to test you for malaria if you have returned from a malarial zone with a high temperature (fever). The malaria blood test will not detect dengue, so the...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention

    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.

    Yellow Fever Immunisation Conditions

    (These are different to the type of mosquitoes which carry malaria, which tend to bite from dusk to dawn.) Yellow fever occurs in certain countries of Africa and South America.

    Blood Grouping (Typing) Conditions

    There is some evidence that people of different blood groups may be more or less susceptible to certain diseases - for example, blood clots in the blood vessels (thromboembolism) and malaria....

    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.

    Abdominal Masses Conditions

    There are many causes of an enlarged spleen, including leukaemia , lymphoma , thalassaemia , sickle cell disease , malaria and glandular fever . Stomach : for example,  stomac...

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