A Long-Delayed Primary Attack of Ovale Malaria

William Trager The Rockefeller Institute, Department of Preventive Medicine, New York University Medical School, New York 21, New York

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Harry Most The Rockefeller Institute, Department of Preventive Medicine, New York University Medical School, New York 21, New York

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Summary

A primary attack of malaria due to Plasmodium ovale is described and evidence presented that the infection must have been acquired nearly 4 years previously during suppressive therapy with chloroquine.

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