Malaria imported from Ghana by returning gold miners, China, 2013

Li, Zhongjie, Yang, Yichao, Xiao, Ning, Zhou, Sheng, Lin, Kangming, Wang, Duoquan, Zhang, Qian, Jiang, Weikang, Li, Mei, Feng, Xinyu, Yu, Jianxin, Ren, Xiang, Lai, Shengjie, Sun, Junling, Fang, Zhongliao, Hu, Wenbiao, Clements, Archie C.A., Zhou, Xiaonong, Yu, Hongjie, & Yang, Weizhong (2015) Malaria imported from Ghana by returning gold miners, China, 2013. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 21(5), pp. 864-867.

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Abstract

During May-August 2013, a malaria outbreak comprising 874 persons in Shanglin County, China, was detected among 4,052 persons returning from overseas. Ghana was the predominant destination country, and 92.3% of malarial infections occurred in gold miners. Preventive measures should be enhanced for persons in high-risk occupations traveling to malaria-endemic countries.

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ID Code: 83603
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
DOI: 10.3201/eid2105.141712
ISSN: 1080-6059
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Deposited On: 15 Apr 2015 04:58
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 03:45

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