Volume 80, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


has recently been recognized as the fifth species causing malaria in humans. Diagnosis is difficult morphologically, and currently, available rapid tests have not been comprehensively evaluated with this pathogen. We report a case of malaria that was confirmed after the initial clue of discordant microscopy and immunochromatographic results, highlighting the importance of molecular diagnostics in cases with the relevant clinical and epidemiologic history.


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  • Received : 03 Jan 2009
  • Accepted : 24 Feb 2009
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