When is inpatient care indicated for the treatment of malaria?

Updated: Apr 26, 2019
  • Author: Thomas E Herchline, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Patients with elevated parasitemia (>5% of RBCs infected), CNS infection, or otherwise severe symptoms and those with P falciparum infection should be considered for inpatient treatment to ensure that medicines are tolerated.


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