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Antimalarial Prophylaxis Based on Sensitivity

Purpose:

To determine the antimalarial prophylaxis needed for a traveler based on malarial sensitivity pattern in the travel region and drug contraindications.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology

Objective:

selection

ICD-10:

B50, B51, B52

Description:

Connor uses an algorithm based on the antimalarial sensitivity in a region to help guide malarial prophylaxis in travelers. The author is from the New York Center for Travel and Tropical Medicine in New York City.

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