An investigation of malaria in a US patient without recent travel established Plasmodium falciparum molecular genotype identity in 2 patients who shared a hospital room. P. falciparum can be transmitted in a hospital environment from patient to patient by blood inoculum if standard precautions are breached.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Emerging Infectious Diseases|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 1 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases