volume 92, issue 2, P294-301 2015
DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0345
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Abstract: Abstract. Information about the prevalence of malarial anemia in areas of low-malaria transmission intensity, like Latin America, is scarce. To characterize the malaria-related anemia, we evaluated 929 malaria patients from three sites in Colombia during 2011-2013. Plasmodium vivax was found to be the most prevalent species in Tierralta (92%), whereas P. falciparum was predominant in Tumaco (84%) and Quibdó (70%). Although severe anemia (hemoglobin 7 g/dL) was almost absent (0.3%), variable degrees of non-sev…

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