Nosocomial malaria and saline flush

Sanjay K. Jain, Deborah Persaud, Trish M. Perl, Margaret A. Pass, Kathleen M. Murphy, John M. Pisciotta, Peter F. Scholl, James F. Casella, David J. Sullivan

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1097-1099
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume11
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 1 2005

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Malaria
Plasmodium falciparum
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  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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Jain, S. K., Persaud, D., Perl, T. M., Pass, M. A., Murphy, K. M., Pisciotta, J. M., ... Sullivan, D. J. (2005). Nosocomial malaria and saline flush. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 11(7), 1097-1099.

Nosocomial malaria and saline flush. / Jain, Sanjay K.; Persaud, Deborah; Perl, Trish M.; Pass, Margaret A.; Murphy, Kathleen M.; Pisciotta, John M.; Scholl, Peter F.; Casella, James F.; Sullivan, David J.

In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol. 11, No. 7, 01.07.2005, p. 1097-1099.

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Jain, SK, Persaud, D, Perl, TM, Pass, MA, Murphy, KM, Pisciotta, JM, Scholl, PF, Casella, JF & Sullivan, DJ 2005, 'Nosocomial malaria and saline flush', Emerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 11, no. 7, pp. 1097-1099.
Jain SK, Persaud D, Perl TM, Pass MA, Murphy KM, Pisciotta JM et al. Nosocomial malaria and saline flush. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2005 Jul 1;11(7):1097-1099.
Jain, Sanjay K. ; Persaud, Deborah ; Perl, Trish M. ; Pass, Margaret A. ; Murphy, Kathleen M. ; Pisciotta, John M. ; Scholl, Peter F. ; Casella, James F. ; Sullivan, David J. / Nosocomial malaria and saline flush. In: Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2005 ; Vol. 11, No. 7. pp. 1097-1099.
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