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Volume 96, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract

Congenital malaria is rare in the United States, but is an important diagnosis to consider when evaluating febrile infants. Herein, we describe a case of congenital malaria in a 2-week-old infant born in the United States to a mother who had emigrated from Nigeria 3 months before delivery.

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  • Received : 27 Aug 2015
  • Accepted : 03 Jun 2016

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