Imported Plasmodium falciparum malaria in HIV-infected patients: a report of two cases Full Text
Malaria Journal, 04/30/2012
Bujalance SG et al. – This article describes two cases of HIV–positive patients, who returned from malaria–endemic areas and presented a parasitaemia >5% of erythrocytes and clinical signs of severe falciparum malaria, both with >350 CD4 cell count/mul, absence of chemoprophylaxis and successful response. Factors like drug interactions and the possible implication of anti–malarial therapy bioavailability are all especially interesting in HIV–malaria co–infections.