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A case report of transfusion-transmitted Plasmodium malariae from an asymptomatic non-immune traveller

Overview of attention for article published in Malaria Journal, December 2013
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Title
A case report of transfusion-transmitted Plasmodium malariae from an asymptomatic non-immune traveller
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Malaria Journal, December 2013
DOI 10.1186/1475-2875-12-439
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Authors

Emmaline E Brouwer, Jaap J van Hellemond, Perry JJ van Genderen, Ed Slot, Lisette van Lieshout, Leo G Visser, Pieter J Wismans

Abstract

The incidence of transfusion-transmitted malaria is very low in non-endemic countries due to strict donor selection. The optimal strategy to mitigate the risk of transfusion-transmitted malaria in non-endemic countries without unnecessary exclusion of blood donations is, however, still debated and asymptomatic carriers of Plasmodium species may still be qualified to donate blood for transfusion purposes.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 2 2%
Spain 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 97 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 18 18%
Student > Master 15 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 12%
Student > Bachelor 9 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 8 8%
Other 26 26%
Unknown 13 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 33 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 13%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 9 9%
Immunology and Microbiology 7 7%
Nursing and Health Professions 5 5%
Other 19 19%
Unknown 15 15%

Attention Score in Context

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#18,355,685
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