Marc Danguy des Déserts, Etienne Montelescaut, Laurence Di Costanzo, Diane Commandeur, Ba Vinh Nguyen, Mehdi Ould-Ahmed, Nicolas Taudon, Isabelle Drouillard
Falciparum malaria is a potentially deadly infectious disease, imposing a sure and fast biologic diagnosis, an early and efficient treatment. We report a case of severe imported Falciparium malaria who received artesunate, and we rewiew the different diagnostic methods of malaria as well as the clinico-biological characteristics of severe malaria. Recent data concerning malaria treatment are presented, as a pharmacokinetic study leaded during this case.
November 2012: Annales de Biologie Clinique