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Case Report: Two Plasmodium vivax Malaria in the Van Province
1 Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Enfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı  
2 Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Van  
3 Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi , Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır, Türkiye  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2009; 33: 172-173

Key Words: Malaria, Plasmodium vivax
Abstract

Malaria is an important parasitic infection which is endemic in the Eastern Mediterranean and Southeastern Anatolia regions and sporadic in other regions of Turkey, while Plasmodium vivax is the most common cause. Two patiens who were admitted to our hospital in October with complaints of high fever, chills, nausea-vomiting, generalized body pain and fatigue and diagnosed as P. Vivax malaria are presented, because they were two brothers with no history of travel outside of Van city.  

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