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Volume 73, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Although malaria and Q fever are both prevalent in Africa, there have been no reports of co-infection to date. We report a case who returned from the Comoros archipelago diagnosed by serologic analysis as well as detection of DNA in acute-phase serum. Thus, Q fever may be associated with malaria infection in travelers returning from disease-endemic countries. This diagnosis should be considered when the response to malaria treatment is incomplete.

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  • Received : 10 Feb 2005
  • Accepted : 17 Mar 2005

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