Clinical and laboratory studies of relapsing vivax malaria of Pacific origin.

18 Apr 1946

SINCE members of the armed forces have been stationed in areas in which malaria is prevalent, many of them will experience symptoms of the disease, either as delayed primary attacks or as relapses, when suppressive treatment is discontinued on their return to nonendemic areas. It seems worth while, therefore, to present a brief summary of the clinical features and laboratory findings in 808 soldiers admitted from Pacific areas to the Malaria Section of the Harmon General Hospital from August, 1943, to March, 1945. Certain of the data have been presented in greater detail in recent articles.