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Prévention de la malaria pour les séjours de tongue durée [Malaria prevention for long-term travelers]
Revue Médicale Suisse
The risk of malaria increases with the duration of stay. Long-term travelers need to know the risk of malaria and the effective measures to reduce this risk: personal protective measures against mosquito bites and chemoprophylaxis. The use of insecticide-impregnated mosquito nets and window screens should be emphasized. When chemoprophylaxis is indicated it should be prescribed at least for the first 3 to 6 months. Then, alternative strategies can be discussed with the traveler: continuous chemoprophylaxis, seasonal chemoprophylaxis and/or standby emergency treatment.
Antimalarials/therapeutic use, Humans, Malaria/drug therapy, Malaria/prevention & control, Time Factors, Travel
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