ALBERT H. FINE, M.D.; ARNOLD W. GOLDSCHLAGER, M.D.
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To the editor: The high prevalence of malaria in servicemen returning from Southeast Asia has been reported. In a series of 16 consecutive cases of malaria hospitalized at the 1st USAF Hospital, Selfridge AFB, Michigan, 7 of these also had subclinical intestinal parasitic infestations. All the patients in our series were men with a mean age of 21. They had returned from Southeast Asia within 1 month of the onset of clinical illness and were admitted to our hospital after microscopic confirmation of a malarial infection. Generally they presented with spiking fevers, chills, malaise, headache, and prostration. No history of
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FINE AH, GOLDSCHLAGER AW. Subclinical Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Military Personnel with Malaria. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:857. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-5-857_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(5):857.
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